Monday, 29 April 2013

The wisdom of 6year olds......

A 1st grade school teacher had twenty-six students in her class. She presented each child in her classroom the 1st 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, keep in mind that these are first-graders, 6-year-olds, because the last one is a classic!

1. Don't change horses
until they stop running.
2. Strike while the
bug is close.
3. It's always darkest before
Daylight Saving Time.
4. Never underestimate the power of
5. You can lead a horse to water but
6. Don't bite the hand that
looks dirty.
7. No news is
8. A miss is as good as a
9. You can't teach an old dog new
10. If you lie down with dogs, you'll
stink in the morning.
11. Love all, trust
12. The pen is mightier than the
13. An idle mind is
the best way to relax.
14. Where there's smoke there's
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.
25. A bird in the hand
is going to poop on you.
And the WINNER and last one!
26. Better late than


Cloudia said...

Larfing out Loud! :-)


MorningAJ said...

Strike while the bug is close. Oh yes! That one's going to become a classic.

Secret Agent Woman said...

Some of the kids' ones actually make more sense than the originals!

Valerie said...

LOL there were a few classic answers.

If at first you don't succeed, get new batteries. Now I know :O)

Adam said...


Daryl said...

thanks for the monday morning giggle!

CrystalChick said...

Haha!! Oh, they are so cute and funny!
10. If you lie down with dogs, you'll stink in the morning. Hmm.. Ollie and Rev aren't going to like that one. LOL

Ron said...

*thunderous applause*


And I agree with Secret Agent Woman, some of these make more sense than the originals!

LOVED the last one. Stellar!

Thanks for the laughs, m'dear!

Happy Monday....X

A Lady's Life said...

Oh sooo funny! lol

G-Man said...

Get out of the way.....hehehe

Beach Bum said...

The last one was the clear winner.

Flowerpot said...

Just brilliant!

Maggie May said...

Thanks for giving me a good smile!
Maggie X

Nuts in May

Lorraine said...
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Lorraine said...

I deleted my last comment as spell check made it nonsense! What I was saying, was I haven't heard of some of those, so wonder what answers I'd have come up with