A first grade teacher collected well known proverbs. For a quiz, 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.
It’s hard to believe these were actually done by first grade kids (6 or 7 year-olds)!
* Strike while the insect is close.
* Never underestimate the power of ants.
* Don’t bite the hand that looks dirty.
* Better to be safe than punch a grade 7 boy.
* If you lie down with dogs, you’ll stink in the morning.
* It’s always darkest before DaylightSaving Time.
* You can lead a horse to water but how?
* No news is impossible.
* A miss is as good as a Mr.
* You can’t teach an old dog new maths.
* 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 till 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.
* There are none so blind as Stevie Wonder.
* Children should be seen and not smacked or grounded.
* If at first you don’t succeed get new batteries.
* You get out of something only what you see in the picture on the box.
* When the blind leadeth the blind get out of the way.
* Better late than pregnant