Thursday, August 10, 2006

A first grade teacher

A first grade teacher had twenty-five students in her class and shepresented 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 tobelieve these were actually done by first graders. Their insight maysurprise you. While reading these keep in mind that these are firstgraders, 6-year-olds, because the last one is classic!
1. Don't change horses...........................until they stoprunning!
2. Strike while the.......................................bug is close!
3. It's always darkest before........................Daylight SavingTime!
4. Never underestimate the power of... ..... termites!
5. You can lead a horse to water but.......... how?
6. Don't bite the hand that .......................... looks 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 torelax!
14. Where there's smoke there's................ pollution!
15. Happy the bride who............................gets all thepresents!
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.

Thanks Barb C.




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