What Can We Learn From First Graders?

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wisdom of first gradersThe Wisdom of First Graders

Children are beautiful people!  When asked, most often they will tell the truth.  Berkeley Parents Network shares the proverbs below.  They were collected by a first grade teacher over several years from the students in her class.  The teacher gave her class part of an old proverb and let them fill in the blanks.

First Grade Proverbs

As You Shall Make Your Bed So Shall You…….. Mess It Up.

Better Be Safe Than…….. Punch A 5th Grader.

Strike While The…….. Bug Is Close.

It’s Always Darkest Before…….. Daylight Savings Time.

Never Under Estimate The Power Of…….. Termites.

You Can Lead A Horse To Water But……. How?

Don’t Bite The Hand That……..Looks Dirty.

No News Is……..Impossible.

A Miss Is As Good As A…….. Mr.

You Can’t Teach An Old Dog New…….. Math.

If You Lie Down With The Dogs, You’ll……..Stink In The what-can-we-learn-from-first-graders-2
Morning.

Love All, Trust……..Me

The Pen Is Mightier Than The……..Pigs.

An Idle Mind Is…….. The Best Way To Relax.

Where There’s Smoke, There’s…….. Pollution.

Happy The Bride Who…….. Gets All The Presents!

A Penny Saved Is…….. Not Much.

Two’s Company, Three’s……..The Musketeers.

Don’t Put Off Tomorrow What……..You Put On To Go To Bed.

Laugh And The Whole World Laughs With You, Cry And……You Have To
Blow Your Nose.

None Are So Blind As…….. Helen Keller.

Children Should Be Seen And Not…….. Spanked Or Grounded.

If At First You Don’t Succeed…….. Get New Batteries.

You Get Out Of Something What You…….. See Pictured On The
Box.

When The Blind Leadeth The Blind……..Get Out Of The Way.

There Is No Fool Like……..Aunt Eddie.

Talk to a child and let them make you smile!

Children can teach us a lot!  What have you learned from first graders?

learning from first graders

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This page is found at UC Berkeley Parents Network

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    1. I am glad you liked the post. Laughter is a powerful medicine to the soul!

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