There's No Place Like...School



As I greeted the Primary children on our first day back from winter break, I was pleasantly surprised by their comments. “That break was too long!”, “I waited forever to come back to school,” “Finally, I get to be back in our classroom!” and “Did you stay in our classroom and wait for us the whole time we were gone?” It made me happy to know that they were glad to be back. But what about our school makes it so nice for the children to come back? Curious, I decided to do a little interview with each of them. I asked them what their favorite thing to do at school was, what makes them happy at school, or why they enjoy being at school. Their responses were pretty adorable, so I had to share!

Sophia - “I love singing on the rug and when we are so, so, so, so peaceful.”

Jordyn - “I like working and playing with my friends. Not playing while I’m working, though.”

Emma - “It makes me happy to meet new friends at school. We have a lot of new friends.”

Deniz - “I like school because we get to move around a lot.”

Max - “Well, getting new lessons apparently. That’s why I like school.”

Tucker - “At school, I like to do the barn work and play outside with friends.”


Nick - “I like jumping! And I like to paint!”

Joni - “I like playing outside on the playground!”

Gage - “I really, really like the Pink Tower. It’s pink.”

Jonah - “I like to do the Roman Arch lots and lots. And I like pizza for lunch!”

Maebel - “I like to play outside and I LOVE the triangle-based pyramid!”

Vivian - “At school, I like eating and water and the Pink Tower!”

Finley - “I love all of my friends and all of my teachers.”

Carys - “I love the Roman Arch. It’s so much fun. I like school ‘cause it teaches me math!”

Millie - “I like playing outside and seeing all of my friends every day. Also the teachers because you’re all very nice.”

Emery - “At school, I like getting to do work- like counting long chains!”

Carter- “My favorite is having fun with Finley outside.”

Olivia- “I love Sprinkles!!! I love her because she’s so cute and cuddly- like my giant teddy bear!”

Will - “I like to do maps and work on the stamp games. Now I do subtraction.”

Maddie - “I like the Trinomial Cube. And I like to go outside and do the monkey bars. They make me stronger.”

Livi - “Ms. Debra, I love all of the pretty flowers in our classroom.”

Olive - “I like to hug my teacher at school. I love hugs.”

Roman - “I like writing my numbers, and I like to play outside.”

Mayva - “I like working on math to make books for my cousins in the elementary. And I like to play with my cousins outside.”


MeKyle - “I love doing work! I like the cylinder blocks!”

Hero - “I like my friends. They’re good to talk to.”

Tatum - “I just LOVE getting new lessons! You give the best lessons!”

Bailee - “The bells are my favorite because they sound pretty like our birds. They’re loud and pretty. But Sprinkles doesn’t make sound. She only hides.”

Varali - “I like to eat snack and apples. When can I have snack?”

Ava - “I love Sprinkles and the birds. Sprinkles because she’s soft and funny. I’m glad our school has rabbits. Not every school has rabbits.”

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