Thursday, December 22, 2016

Things My Third Graders Say v. 16

me: is thanksgiving a religious holiday
kids: yes!
me: what religion?
kid: american religion!

me: how will you keep america safe
kid: build a wall of jp licks ice cream
me: who's paying for that?

kid: we're learning globeography in social studies!

me: what's NW stand for
kid: north crem brule! 

kid: hamilton!
me: not that hamilton - it's in bermuda!
kid: burr! 
me: not that burr...
me: for the last time..the fleece of mice can NOT be used to make warm jackets....
kid: MOOSE

me: you forgot capital letters
kids: i remembered periods

kid: is hamilton a mammal

kid: oh is he dead

me: and he went on to write a show about
kid: alexander to great...wait wrong!
kid 1: have a growth mindset
kid 2: it's stopped growing...

me: i am confident you can do this
kid: i am confident you are over confident 

me: i'm pressing the elevator button...sit down please
kid: the elevator is broken 

kid: hello!
me: from the other side?
kid: i'm right here...?

kid 1: use positive self talk, you'll be done faster
kid 2: oh i am positive i'll never be done!
me: what do we learn from this? listen?
kid: wait what?

me: no one puts ms benjamin in a corner
kids: we just did! 

me: and stick the landing!
kid: are you an airplane?

kid 1: i love it
kid 2: then marry it

Me: see? there it's on the's real
Kid: not everything on the internet is real!
kid 1: what's a crad
kid 2: i don't know ask the teachers

kid: wait. new mexico is different from mexico?

kid 1: i challenge you to a rap battle
kid 2: eh i'm retired

kid: what's expanded notion

kid: can you poof into metal if gd wanted? just....pooof
kid: i like big f's and i cannot lie

kid: phenomenal? 
me: men nom in nom
kid: what?!

me: i'll take this batch
kid: what are we a batch of pancakes

kid: can i borrow some coke and mentos

kid: i'm a polygon
me: hip to be square?

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9 thoughts on the matter:

T'lia said... {Reply}

Oh my gosh, what funny kids!! Some of these are awesome!

jandi said... {Reply}

Too funny- love the over-confident one the most! Wishing you happy holidays! And a beautiful 2017 if I don't get a chance to come back before that! <3

Clairejustine oxox said... {Reply}

Kids say the best things. Great post Tamar :)

Gina Kleinworth said... {Reply}

Those are always so funny!!!!

Bekah said... {Reply}

I'm cracking right up over these! Your kids are hilarious!!!

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

These are always my favorite! Enjoy your holiday break!

Life and Snuggles by Mitzi Rice said... {Reply}

Oh my goodness...these are absolutely great! Love them! Kids are great!

Dina Lettre said... {Reply}

So cute!! 😁

Adrienne said... {Reply}

Day late am I...sigh. LOVE reading these - so smart of you to keep track of them! "Oh, I am positive I'll never be done" is my fave this time!