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Re: Help with free time activities


From: The Austin's (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Feb 28 2003 - 16:19:33 PST

The "offensive" ideas have been removed. This was not a joke, and this list
has been on my site for 3 years without any comments until today.

> I got a list from somewhere that at first glance looked great. It had
> all sorts of things to do on it that looked perfect for elementary age.
> On closer inspection, one of the things to do was to "draw Bill Clinton
> as a woman", another one said "Draw a picture of someone you would like
> to punch in the nose." Cute, huh?
> Actually, it was a kid who pointed that out to me. I crossed them out
> with black sharpie and left the list on the wall. Kids could still see
> it, but I told them that we weren't going to do those inappropriate
> things for projects. Just yesterday, one of the kids asked me if the
> items were highlighted or crossed out!!! I guess it's time for me to
> retype the entire list., minus the two no-nos. It's a huge list to only
> have those two things included. I wonder if it was someone's idea of a
> joke. THey are typed about half to 2/3's of the way down the list. I
> guess it always pays to read EVERY SINGLE WORD of something you are
> borrowing from the net or a mag. for kids.
> Linda