The hilarious things the children I teach have said.

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Oh, well excuse me!

While doing a history activity, the children discussed things they used/needed when they were younger, things they use/need now and things they may use/need in the future. The girls have high ambitions for the future and listed things like shoes, perfume, jewellery (some of the rings and necklaces they drew; they’ll have to marry rich!!), fancy cars and one child even drew a horse drawn carriage! 

I prompted her and asked, ‘Is that on your wedding day, Rachael?’ With a flick of her hair, a roll of the eyes, she looked at me and said, 

“Um, no, Miss Rainbow, that is how I’ll be getting to work!”

Oh, well excuse me!

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SURPRISE… Oh, wait!

It’s Easter at the moment and the children are very excited to be giving me gifts. One child said, 

“Miss Rainbow, I have an Easter surprise for you. It’s a secret! I got you a chocolate egg in a mug that’s pink with yellow flowers on it!”

I stood and smiled and the child then said, 

“Oh dear, it’s not a surprise now, is it?”

The child was so upset, I pretended I didn’t hear the first time! So cute!

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Rosie Waterland

Rosie Waterland is a writer based in Sydney. She finds her own jokes particularly hilarious.

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