Teacher Guide: Noah’s Ark Pet Care Club
Teaching can be stressful
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A co-worker told of a student bumping into her and saying, “Oh, you make a good airbag.”
Pocketful of Worms
A first grade boy returning from recess after a rainy start to the day pulled several worms out of his pocket. “Aren’t these cool?” he asked the teacher.
“Yes, but if you keep them in your pocket, they’ll die.”
“Billy has some, too.”
Billy dug into his pocket. “Yeah, but I have a lot of dirt in here, too.”
“They were awful,” my coworker, a second-grade teacher said after returning from a field trip. “They wouldn’t do what I asked, they wandered off, and one even pulled out a packet of cigarettes and lit one up.”
My mouth hung open. “A second grader with cigarettes!”
“No,” the teacher replied. “I was talking about the chaperones.”
Only Two Arms
A volleyball teacher instructed her students to hit the ball with their forearms.
A little girl looked distraught. “But teacher, I only have two arms.”