Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Dream maker

pretty picture via here

I took my class on a field trip to the museum yesterday. On the bus ride back to school, I was chatting with a parent helper about our next outing- a skating field trip in the first week of December. One little girl overheard us. She leaned in close and said, "Mrs Pugh! I have never, ever been skating!" I acted surprised and said, "You're kidding me! Well, I'm sure you're going to love it once you give it a try." "I know I will,"she replied. "It is my dream to learn how to skate. And now, you are going to make my dream come true!"

I love teaching Grade One.


  1. Oh my gosh, I've not skated in so so long (15 years +)! I'd forgotten how fun it was until I read this. I should go soon - Edinburgh always has an outdoor skating rink in winter - perhaps this will be the year!!

  2. How sweet! Being an Elementary teacher is the best

  3. I know the feeling! As soon as I set foot in the schoolyard, all my first-graders come to hug me. I can't say the same thing for my older students, though!

  4. That is so sweet - tear jerker!! I want to get myself and the kids skates this year and LEARN!!!

  5. Oh the best thing about teaching! Adorable xx


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