Today’s installment is from an interaction between a colleague and her 4 year-old nephew, as they finished reading a book before bedtime. As she closed the book, he said, “Why do books have to have endings?”
Your turn! Respond to this quote or submit a favorite child-quote of your own, for consideration in a future post.
Today’s installment is dedicated to all those who have cooking responsibilities this Thursday, be they delightful or dreaded.
Three year-old child, explaining the recipe for tuna burgers, a dish recently prepared with her mother: “You take tuna, mustard, and disherwasher* sauce and you have a burger.”
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Today’s installment comes from a statement overheard several years ago during a meeting with another instructor at school, as her children sat nearby. Her 7 year-old son was speaking to his 9 year-old sister.
“You can’t have everything you want, you know. You can’t just have anything. You can’t get a pony for your birthday.”
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Three new toys were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame just moments ago: the paper air plane, the Wiffle Ball, and the
board game CLUE.
My predictions were off by one, as I had suggested that the Match box car would make the final cut.
It’s a fine trio!
How did your predictions fare? Whatever the outcome, why not grab your golf club and swing at a Wiffle Ball, invite some friends over for a raucous game of CLUE, or grab a piece of paper, make your best air plane, and head outside for a toss or two?
Get your play on!
Today’s installment comes from a rather insightful 4 year-old boy, during a classroom discussion about growing up and becoming an adult.
“I’m not growing up. I don’t want to lose my options. When you grow up, you lose all your options. When I grow up, I’ll only have two options. You have five options when you’re a kid.”
Your turn! Comment on this quote or submit a favorite child-quote of your own, for consideration in a future post.