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20 -- 20/20 hindsight
having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred
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milk, milk, lemonade

Word List: Fun Extras - Kids (sayings & rhymes)

a silly way to refer to breast milk, pee, and poop

Milk, milk, lemonade … around the corner fudge is made. 

monkey see, monkey do

Word List: Fun Extras - Kids (sayings & rhymes)

what you might say to someone who is imitating what another person is doing at the time

Stop imitating me, will 'ya'?  Monkey see, monkey do!

One potato, two potatoes

Word List: Fun Extras - Kids (sayings & rhymes)

a simple song that helps children learn to count numbers

The teacher led the class in singing:  One potato, two potatoes, three potatoes – four!  Five potatoes, six potatoes, seven potatoes – more!

pickin' your nose

Word List: Fun Extras - Kids (sayings & rhymes)

a fun, childish, kids song

Everybody’s doin’ it, doin' it, doin' it; pickin’ their nose and chewin’ it, chewin’ it.

rain, rain go away

Word List: Fun Extras - Kids (sayings & rhymes)

a saying that children use when they want the rain to stop so they can play

Rain, rain go away. Come again another day!

See you later, alligator.

Word List: Fun Extras - Kids (sayings & rhymes)

from a song by Bill Haley and the Comets in the 50's, still a popular children’s rhyme

Conversation:

1st child:  See you later alligator.

2nd child:  ... after ‘while, crocodile.

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sleep tight, and don't let the bedbugs bite

Word List: Fun Extras - Kids (sayings & rhymes)

a goofy bedtime nursery rhyme for children

Good night, sleep tight, and don’t let the bedbugs bite.  And if they do, take your shoe, and squash them ‘til they’re black and blue!

Star light, star bright ...

Word List: Fun Extras - Kids (sayings & rhymes)

a variation of the “Star Light, Star Bright” nursery rhyme

Star light, star bright, the first star I see tonight;  I wish I may, I wish I might, make this dream come true tonight.

sticks and stones

Word List: Fun Extras - Kids (sayings & rhymes)

a child’s nursery rhyme that encourages kids not to believe when other kids say something bad to them

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me!

This Little Piggy

Word List: Fun Extras - Kids (sayings & rhymes)

a nursery rhyme where each line of words is said by someone (usually mom or dad) while wiggling the specific toe with his/her fingers

This little piggy went to market. (wiggle the 'big' toe)  This little piggy stayed home. (wiggle the ‘long’ toe)  This little piggy had roast beef. (wiggle the 'middle' toe)  This little piggy had none. (wiggle the 'ring' toe)  And this little piggy went ‘Wee Wee Wee’ all the way home. (wiggle the 'pinky' toe and tickle the bottom of the child's foot)