Each week a thought is posted. These are sourced from old English sayings and made child friendly, to be incorporated into the modern world.
A good way to remind and instil good manners and conduct in youngsters and keep the proverbs alive.
Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. Home stays inside us, wherever we may go.
Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.
As the old cock crows, the young cock learns. Children learn by example of their parents and elders.
And in the act of making things, just by living their daily lives, they also make history. People everywhere making things for one another, are making a new story in history for someone else.
A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be. Having ideas and plans, keeps you young.
To change your life, change your habit. Try some new ones this year.
We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. Be confident that you CAN do it!
Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection. Give you presents with love.
Spare the rod, Spoil the child. This very old saying means without discipline, children will become spoilt.
“The best gifts come from the heart, not the store.” Kindness and love are better than a toy from the shop.
If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t Settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know it when you find it. Keep trying and looking for what you want.
A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men. Even the cleverest people like to play around and be silly.
“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” If the world uses revenge on their enemies, it won’t help the situation at all, it will make it worse.
Do. Or do not. There is no try. Always try and try.
The Soul Has No Gender. What is inside you is not male or female.
Food tastes better when eaten with family. Sharing food in a group is more enjoyable than eating alone.
The most important factor in determining whether you will succeed isn’t your gender – it’s you. Whatever your ambition is, you can succeed whether you are a girl or a boy.
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that men may become robots. Remember always to be true to your thoughts and feelings so not to become like a machine.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. To be part of a new subject makes learning easier.
We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history. But they’ve got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go. You can be very clever but you need to know where and how to use it.
Forget what hurt you, but never forget what it taught you. When things go wrong, we always learn a lesson from them,
There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability. Everyone has their own path to follow in life.
To a child, often the box a toy came in is more appealing than the toy itself. Sometimes the simpler things in life are better than fancy toys.
A dog is a man’s best friend. Dogs are more loyal and loving than any human friend.
Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind. It doesn’t matter what age you are, as long as you think you can do it you CAN
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. This saying means adults shouldn’t force their ideas on children, but let them develop them, themselves.
“There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you…..at the beginning of any adventure or project, it is really exciting to be at the beginning of who-knows-what.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. Fairy tales are read by ALL ages, over and over again.
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise. Eating well, makes you live well and your brain develop properly.