Once Upon a Time….

karendowdall

This event is too wonderful and must be reblogged! I love this and what the children are learning from you, and how lucky they are to have you.

A Teacher's Reflections

Friday was a rainy day.  I played the autoharp, and children sang and danced their hearts out.  I love rainy days.  I love music.  More importantly, children love music.  A child came up to me in the middle of the songs and asked, “Jennie, can you play “I Want to Hold Your Hand?”

Did I hear that correctly?
“I Want to Hold Your Hand”, by the Beatles?
Yes, that was exactly the song he wanted to hear.

After I got over my initial shock and excitement, I said, “Better yet, I have the real song, a record album.  I’ll bring it in on Monday.  And I did.  You could have heard a pin drop as I pulled the record out of the album cover with fifteen saucer eyes staring at what was happening.  It was wonderful.

I turned it on, and children watched in amazement at the spinning record and…

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5 thoughts on “Best Job Ever

  1. Jennie says:

    Thank you for sharing this story!

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    1. My pleasure Jennie and thank you for all you do for children. You are amazing. Karen 🙂

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      1. Jennie says:

        You are most welcome, Karen, and thank you for your kind words. They are greatly appreciated! ❤️

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  2. Suddenly…memories! (A benefit to being old enough to remember the song when it was new!)

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    1. KC…I feel the same way. It did bring back memories, especially of a more innocent time. Karen 🙂

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