Girl 1: I have a piggy bank with money in it.
Girl 2: Well, I checked my piggy bank. I have more money than anyone in the world.
Can I have some help with my student loans??
Girl: Miss Erin - you look just like Cinderella!
I take this as the highest form of compliment from a 4 year old girl.
Little girl showing an “I am Special” board to the class:
Girl: This picture is of my mom.
Me: Where was this picture taken?
Girl: America. This is a picture of my dad.
Me: And where was that picture taken?
Girl working at construction zone (hammer, nails, and wood): Whew… This is hard work! If I had to work like this all day I would need a break!
A little girl draws a very elaborate picture. She says she is finished and wants me to write the words for her. She says:
“I am thankful for the stars because they shine on the world so no zombies come.”
Thank goodness for stars.
Boy: Erin, I have to tell you a secret
Me: Oooo I love secrets!
Boy: (Looks out window) It is sunny so I can tell you my secret.
Me: Exciting!!! What is it?
Boy: I think you are the most beautiful, nice, cool, nice beautiful teacher… and you have beautiful hair.
Me: Wow (child’s name), that is a very nice thing to say! Thank you!
Boy: So… what do we do now?
Me: ummm, well, you said a nice thing so I said thank you!
Boy: No, no, no… what do we do now? Hold hands, or hug?
Boy: Can you hear this?? (loooonnnng silent pause)
Me: No I didn’t hear anything…
Boy: That’s cause I was talking in my brain.
Me: Tell me a word that starts with the letter ‘B’
Girl: Boba fett
Me: Fair enough…
Boy (leans his clothed front up against the writing table): Hey look, my penis is on the table.
Boy (holding a marker): What is this color?
Me: It’s called magenta. It’s kind of like a dark pink.
Boy: Oh, I like it.
A few minutes pass and he asks me to write the words for his story page.
Boy: That’s the throw up germ!
Me: Which color germ is the throw up one?
Boy: Ummm… I think it’s called… Vagina?
Me (flustered, shocked, holding back laughter): Ohh, the MAGENTA ONE….
4 y/o: I’m painting a world where the dinosaurs lived.
Me: Ooo, I can see green for trees and brown for the ground!
4 y/o: Yes. I believe the T-Rex is from the Peracious period of time.