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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
Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and__ – you have to blow your nose
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

Written by erika

2009/10/09 at 3:18 am

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