A first grade teacher had twenty-five students in her class and she presented each child in her class the first half of a well known proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb.
It's hard to believe these were actually done by first graders. Their insight may surprise you. While reading these keep in mind that these are first graders, 6-year-olds, because the last one is classic!
1. Don't change horses......until they stop. 2. Strike while the...........bug is close. 3. It's always darkest before...Daylight Saving Time. 4. Never underestimate the power of .....termites. 5. You can lead a horse to water but.......how? 6. Don't bite the hand that........ooks dirty. 7. No news is...............impossible. 8. A miss is as good as a ..................... Mr. 9. You can't teach an old dog new ......... math. 10. If you lie down with dogs, you'll .... stink in the morning. 11. Love all, trust...........me. 12. The pen is mightier than the......pigs. 13. An idle mind is.......the best way to relax. 14. Where there's smoke there's .... pollution. 15. Happy the bride who....gets all the presents. 16. A penny saved is ............. not much. 17. Two's company, three's ...the Musketeers 18. Don't put off till tomorrow what ... you put on to go to bed. 19. Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and you have to blow your nose. 20. There are none so blind as ....Stevie Wonder. 21. Children should be seen and not ....spanked or grounded. 22. If at first you don't succeed...get new batteries. 23. You get out of something only what you .......see in the picture on the box. 24. When the blind lead the blind ................get out of the way.
And the WINNER and last one! 25. Better late than...............pregnant.
I just had a whole bunch of neat sayings sent to me, but I think, rather than plop them all down for one day, that I will spread them out. I hope everyone enjoys them.
I feel like my body has gotten totally out of shape, so I got my doctor's permission to join a fitness club and start exercising. I decided to take an aerobics class for seniors. I bent, twisted, gyrated, jumped up and down, and perspired for an hour. But, by the time I got my leotards on, the class was over.
I loved this little informative story. BUT, we have to recall that Grandma [and for the most of us, MOTHERS] wore housedresses. They made their dresses themselves from percales, colored printed grainbags, Simplicity patterns and the like. An apronlooks pretty silly over a pair of jeans. God bless.
This is precious. I don't think our kids know what an apron IS .
The principal use of Grandma's apron was to protect the dress underneath, but along with that, it served as a holder for removing hot pans from the oven.
It was wonderful for drying children's tears, and on occasion was even used for cleaning out dirty ears.
From the chicken coop, the apron was used for carrying eggs, fussy chicks, and sometimes half-hatched eggs to be finished in the warming oven.
When company came, those aprons were ideal hiding places for shy kids.
And when the weather was cold, grandma wrapped it around her arms.
Those big old aprons wiped many a perspiring brow, bent over the hot wood stove.
Chips and kindling wood were brought into the kitchen in that apron.
From the garden, it carried all sorts of vegetables. After the peas had been shelled, it carried out the hulls.
In the fall, the apron was used to bring in apples that had fallen from the trees.
When unexpected company drove up the road, it was surprising how much furniture that old apron could dust in a matter of seconds.
When dinner was ready, Grandma walked out onto the porch, waved her apron, and the men knew it was time to come in from the fields to dinner.
It will be a long time before someone invents something that will replace that "old-time apron" that served so many purposes.
REMEMBER THIS! Grandma used to set her hot baked apple pies on the window sill to cool. Her granddaughters set theirs on the window sill to thaw.
After school one day, as the children waited on the benches for their rides, one of the Kindergarten moms walked up to them with her pet bird on her shoulder. One of the Second Graders, sitting in the row behind the Kinder Kids, noticed the silver band around the bird's leg. He leaned over to his friend and whispered,
I had much else to do before getting online. Busy Season, Fall... The little boy was cute. I do so enjoy coming to a place that feels safe all the time. And welcoming. Thanks to all of you. You make it easier to be a far away Grandma.
I am not ready to retire (well actually it would be nice if I could) but thought this little story was cute.
RETIREMENT (From A Child's View)
After a Christmas break, a teacher asked her pupils how they spent their holidays. One small boy wrote the following:
We always used to spend Christmas with Grandpa and Grandma. They used to live here in a big brick home, but Grandpa got retarded and they moved to Florida. Now they live in a place with a lot of other retarded people. They all live in little tin boxes. They ride on big three-wheeled tricycles and they all wear name tags because they don't know who they are. They go to a big building, called a wrecked hall, but if it was wrecked, they got it fixed, because its alright now. They play games and do exercises there, but they don't do them very good.
There is a swimming pool there. They go into it and just stand there with their hats on. I guess they don't know how to swim.
As you go into their park, their is a doll house with a little man sitting in it. He watches all day so they can't get out without him seeing them. When they sneak out they go to the beach and pick up shells.
My Grandma used to bake cookies and stuff, but I guess she forgot how. Nobody cooks, they just eat out. They eat the same thing every night, early birds. Some of the people are so retarded that they don't know how to cook at all, so my Grandma and Grandpa bring food into the wrecked hall and they call it "pot luck."
My Grandma says Grandpa worked all his life and earned retardment. I wish they would move back up here, but I guess the little man in the doll house won't let them out