Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Those wise old proverbial sayings from a kids perspective

A first grade teacher collected well known proverbs. She gave each child in her class the first half of a proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb.

Better to be safe than__ - punch a 5th grader
Strike while the__ - bug is close
It's always darkest before__ - Daylight Savings Time
Never underestimate 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 dogs, you'll__ - stink in the 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 until tomorrow what__ - you put on to go to bed
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
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