Teacher Asks Her 1st Graders to Complete Well-Known Proverbs and the Results Are Hilarious and Surprisingly Insightful
Often children can be full of surprises when it comes to how witty and insightful they are. And when a first grade teacher asks her 26 students to make a list of well-known proverbs, their insightful nature really shows! She presented her class with a list of incomplete, well-known proverbs and asks them to finish the second half on their own- and the results are awesome, hilarious, and surprisingly insightful! As you read these, keep in mind that they were written by 6 and 7 year olds!
1. Strike while the: bug is close2. It’s always darkest before: Daylight Savings Time3. Never underestimate the power of: Termites4. You can lead a horse to water but: How?5. Don’t bite the hand that: Looks dirty6. No news is: Impossible.7. A miss is as good as a: Mr.8. You can’t teach an old dog new: Math9. If you lie down with dogs you’ll: Stink in the morning10. Love all, trust: Me.11. The pen is mightier than the: Pigs12. An idle mind is: The best way to relax.13. Where there is smoke there’s: Pollution14. Happy the bride who: Gets all the presents15. Two’s company, three’s: The Musketeers16. Don’t put off till tomorrow what: You put on to go to bed17. Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry: And you’ll have to blow your nose.18. There are none so blind as: Stevie Wonder19. Children should be seen and not: Spanked and grounded20. At first if you don’t succeed: Get new batteries21. You get out of something only what you: See in the picture on the box22. When the blind lead the blind: Get out of the way23. A bird in the hand: Is going to poop on you
24. Better late than: Pregnant
ONCEKids Publishing is run by literacy advocate and Mompreneur Eileen Wacker. Click here to find her acclaimed books