All posts tagged: combination of words

The Teacher is Talking: Kids Say the Darndest Things

By Leslie Lindsay As a writer, I love words.  As a parent, I love well…my kids (most of the time).  So, when the rare combination of words and kids go well together, it makes my heart sing. My 5 year old recently had a birthday.  The “theme” of gifts had a lot to do with beads–beading, apparently is a big deal for girls of this age.  On one of the bead jars came a little booklet with all of these adorable sayings from kids.  I got a kick out of it, and I thought you might too. The tag on the jar of beads begins with:  “Listen to a seashell and you’ll hear the ocean.  Listen to a child and you’ll hear brillance.”  “Did you know that my Uncle Tony is driving around the country in a winning bagel?”  –Sean, 5. Mom:  “Look Chris!  It’s the capital building.” Chris, 5:  “Oh, well where is the lower case building?”  “Soda is not good for your body.  You drink it and the next thing you know, youare …