My friend Kelly Goree posted a cute activity her son did, in which he completed some axioms with his own words. I thought it would be fun to do the same with my Preschool class, and the results were more than entertaining! Here are some of my favorites:
Better to be safe than think.
Better to be safe than a firefighter.
You can't teach an old dog if it's a poodle.
A penny saved is in a piggy bank (...jar, money place, bank etc).
Don't bite the hand that has peanut butter on it.
Don't bite the hand that has the bites.
As you make your bed, so shall you be a big girl.
It's always darkest before Jesus.
Where there's smoke, there's a tractor.
Where there's smoke, there's fire ... and a fire truck!
You can lead a horse to water, but not milk.
You can lead a horse to water, but you get all wet.
You can lead a horse to water, but you have to find water first.
A bird in the hand is worth climbing a tree.
A bird in the hand is worth two dollars.
Actions speak louder than a holler monkey.
Actions speak louder than a microphone.
Two may keep a secret if you go to sleep.
Two may keep a secret if you whisper it in my ear.
The grass is always greener than the ground.
The grass is always greener in the sun.
A watched pot has flowers.
A watched pot is clean.
Children should be seen and not lost.
Children should be seen and not touch snakes.
This activity was just so fun, and provided many giggles for me and my classroom aide. The imagination, innocence and straightforward manner of children this age is so endearing to me, and that's why I just love my little preschool class so much! It's almost sad to see summer arrive ... almost.