April 05, 2016

10 Cutest Things Students Have Said

OH DEER... WHAT DID YOU JUST SAY?


If you've been around children for any period of time at all, you know that they have little (or no) filter.  For better or for worse, the things that they are thinking just come bubbling out.  As teachers, we get to be privy to some of the most hilarious spoken, and written comments.  The cutest things truly are from the mouths of babes.  

For this weeks' post, I asked around the blogosphere for stories, photos, and quotes of teachers' favourite things students have said or written that made them laugh out loud.  I got so many great responses!  

In no particular order, here are the first 10 in my new series... Oh Deer... What did you Just Say?? 


#1 - underwear issue


"Can I go to the bathroom real quick? I have a really bad wedgie and mom told me not to pick it around everyone."

#2 - a lesser known miracle


One of Lindsey Paulson's students writes about how "Jesus Rows Again."  

#3 - dinner table conversations

I remember asking a kindergarten student whether he'd told his parents what I'd said to him the day before. 

His response: "It's not like we sit around the dinner table talking about you." 

Um ok, I didn't realize five-year-olds had more important things going on than their day at school!

#4 - math logic



Me: Your answer is right, but directions say to explain your work.

Student:  Explain my work?! The answer just flew into my head.  I can't explain the flight.

Me:  Well...try.  Tell me each step of how you solved it.

Student:  Well, first I thought about it.  And then there it was!


#5 - over sharing

I had a student walk up and announce to me one morning: 

"Mrs. P. , my dad slept on the couch last night." 

Well, thanks for sharing, buddy.


#6 - life is over

I had misplaced something, as usual, and I said the words: "My life is over," and a student said to me:

"Your life isn't over until you have kids...oh, wait we are your kids." 

So true.   


#7 - teachers at aa

Student: (eyes wide) I just heard some teachers talking about going to an AEA meeting!

Me:  Uhhh yeah.  Lots of teachers go to those meetings I guess.

Student: (eyes even wider)  WHAT?!?!

Me:  What do you think the Alabama Education Association is?

Long pause.

Student: Oh!!! I am thinking about AA!


#8 - thoughtful thanksgiving reflections



#9 - more review necessary

I work for a public school service, but I'm in a Christian school (confusing, I know). 

The kids quickly learn to answer "God" or "Jesus" for many questions when they don't know the answer. 

I was working with a group of kindergarteners and one little cutie responded, when I asked who that was on the penny, 

"That's easy! That's Jesus!" I had to laugh. 



#10 - kindergarten-isms


This final section comes from the lovely Daisy Designs who sent in a hilarious collection of things that she has said while teaching kindergarten.  I dare you to not laugh out loud while reading them.  


"Get your shoe out of the water fountain."

"We don't hit our friends with apples."

"Get the graham cracker out of your pants... NO, don't eat it!!!"

"Do not use the foil to make a bra..."

"Why did you put the Q-tip in her boot?"

"Eating shoelaces is bad for you."

"I hope nobody pulls their pants down tomorrow."

"I think that it really is dog poop in your shirt."


Do you have any cute funny quotes, or pieces of writing from your students? Do you want to be features in my next "Oh Deer" blog post?  Write a comment below, or send me an e-mail to poetprintsTPT (at) gmail (dot) com .  I would love to see you on an upcoming post!

- rachel


3 comments:

  1. Very nicely compiled! Thanks for this funny post!

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  2. Love it! You should make this into an ongoing thing!

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  3. Very funny! I have had a kid put their shoe in the water fountain too! The things they think of!

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