GRIN AND SHARE IT: Kids Proverbs

Kids Proverbs

A first grade teacher collected well-known proverbs. She gave each child in her class the first half of a proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. Their insight may surprise you.

  • As you shall make your bed so shall you … Mess it up
  • Better to be safe than … Punch a 5th grader
  • Strike while the … Bug is close
  • It’s always darkest before … Daylight Savings Time
  • Never underestimate the power of … Termites
  • You can lead a horse to water but … how?
  • Don’t bite the hand that … looks dirty
  • No news is .. impossible
  • A miss is as good as a … Mr.
  • You can’t teach an old dog new … math
  • If you lie down with dogs, you’ll … stink in the morning
  • Love all, trust … me
  • The pen is mightier than the … pigs
  • An idle mind is … The best way to relax
  • Where there’s smoke there’s … pollution
  • Happy the bride who … gets all the presents
  • A penny saved is … not much
  • Two’s company, three’s … the Musketeers
  • Don’t put off till tomorrow what … you put on to go to bed
  • Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and … you have to blow your nose
  • None are so blind as … Helen Keller
  • Children should be seen and not … spanked or grounded
  • If at first you don’t succeed … get new batteries
  • You get out of something what you … see pictured on the box
  • When the blind leadeth the blind … get out of the way

About Dr. Mike Harmon

Dr. Harmon began preaching at the age of 15 while living in southern California. He has conducted over 600 revivals and evangelistic campaigns nationwide, and has served as Senior Pastor at seven churches. Dr. Harmon has degrees from Central Baptist College, the University of Central Arkansas, and a Ph.D. From the Christian Bible College and Seminary. He has served as trustee for Southeastern Baptist College and Chairman of the trustees for the BMA Theological Seminary. He also served as Chaplain for the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Arkansas State Police and the Arkansas State Senate. His many sermons and articles on Christian Apologetics are widely published. He is married to one wife of 43 years; has two sons, and seven grandchildren. He considers the simple pleasures of cooking, dining with family and friends, and liesurely rides on his Harley through the Texas Hill Country to be some of the most enjoyable blessings from the Lord.
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