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