All I Really Need To Know - I Learned In Kindergarten
All I really need to know and what to do and how to be I learned in Kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate-school mountain, but there in the sandpile at school.
Share everything, Play fair, Don’t hit people, Put things back where you found them, Clean up your own mess, Don’t take things that aren’t yours, Say you’re sorry when you hurt somebody, Was your hands before you eat, Flush, Warm cookies and cold milk are good for you, Take a nap every afternoon.
Live a balanced life: learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work everyday some. When you go out into the world, watch out for traffic, hold hands, and stick together.
Be aware of wonder. Remember the little seeds in the stryofoam cups? the roots go down and the plant goes up and nobody really knows why, but we are all like that. Goldfish, hamsters, and white mice all die. So do we.
Remember the first books you’ve read and the first word you learned-the biggest word for all- LOOK