Tuesday, March 17, 2009

st patrick's day

things i love about my job:

-i get to put my hand in paint to make leprechaun "footprints" around the classroom.

-i get to listen to first graders and kindergartners squeal with delight when they discover said footprints.

-as i walk down the hallways i am greeted by "guess what mrs. lipstick, you'll NEVER believe it- a leprechaun came to our classroom today!"

-first graders will totally buy any learning experience you throw at them if it has some small tie-in to the current holiday.

-i get to listen to children who proudly don't believe in santa claus search their classroom for leprechauns, because they know those little men are real.

-i get a kick out of watching little girls from south america, asia and india come to school in green shirts that say "everybody loves an irish girl"

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who needs green beer when you've got 5, 6, and 7 year olds?
beer is WAY to weak to help a teacher recover from this day anyway.

1 comment:

Snippety Gibbet said...

I especially enjoyed hearing the accounts of leprachaun sitings. Some young 'uns swore up and down that they say the tiny fellow with their very own eyes.