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.
Its 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. * Dont bite the hand that ..looks dirty. * Better to be safe than .punch a grade 7 boy. * If you lie down with dogs, youll .stink in the morning. * Its 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 cant 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 theres smoke theres ..pollution. * Happy the bride who gets all the presents. * A penny saved is .not much. * Twos company, threes the Musketeers. * Dont 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 dont 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. * And the favorite: * Better late than .pregnant