Proverbs… from the mouths of babes!

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.

Their insight may surprise you…………

1) Better to be safe than………………..Punch a kid bigger than you
2) Strike while the …………………….Bug is close
3) Never underestimate the power of……….Termites
4) You can lead a horse to water but………how?
5) Don’t bite the hand that…………….. looks dirty
6) No news is…………………………..impossible
7) A miss is as good as a………………..Mr. 8) You can’t teach an old dog new…………maths
9) If you lie down with dogs, you’ll………stink in the morning
10) Love all, trust………………………me
11) The pen is mightier than the…………..pigs
12) An idle mind is………………………The best way to relax
13) Where there’s smoke there’s……………pollution
14) Happy the bride who…………………..gets all the presents
15) A penny saved is……………………..not much
16) Two’s company, three’s………………..The Musketeers
17) Don’t put off till tomorrow what……….you put on to go to bed
18) Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and…………………….you have to blow your nose.
19) None are so blind as………………….Stevie Wonder
20) Children should be seen and not………..spanked or grounded
21) If at first you don’t succeed………….get new batteries
22) and if you STILL don’t succeed………. suck sweets … and chew chocs
23) You get out of something what you………see pictured on the box

And to top it all off…
24) When the blind lead the blind………….get out of the way!!

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