Girl adorably mistakes water heater for robot

Children can be really good at making friends, be they real, imaginary or inanimate.

One girl, Rayna, in the US has done the latter in an adorable fashion, mistaking a disused water heater on the street for a robot.

The 24-second clip, uploaded to YouTube, shows her looking up at her new friend with robot-like features, including a panel with eye-like holes.

"Hi wobot," she repeats.

Despite its cold robotic silence, she decides to extend her hand of friendship and wanders up to it, her arms wide open for a loving embrace.

"I love you wobot," she says.

There are no details of where or when the moment took place, but was uploaded to YouTube on Monday.