First-graders completing Proverbs
Posted by Asoka on February 02, 2010 at 08:47:07

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. Their insight may surprise you. While reading, keep in mind that these are first-graders, 6-year-olds. The first line is what the teacher gave them, and the 2nd line is what the student wrote.

Don't change horses
until they stop running...

Strike while the
bug is close

It's always darkest before
Daylight Saving Time.

Never underestimate the power of

You can lead a horse to water but

Don't bite the hand that
looks dirty

No news is

A miss is as good as a

You can't teach an old dog new

If you lie down with dogs, you'll
stink in the morning

Love all, trust

The pen is mightier than the

An idle mind is
the best way to relax

Where there's smoke there's

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 till 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

There are none so blind as
Stevie Wonder..

Children should be seen and not
spanked or grounded

If at first you don't succeed
get new batteries

You get out of something only what you
See in the picture on the box

When the blind lead the blind
get out of the way

A bird in the hand
is going to poop on you...

Better late than

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