Be a Kid Again



Be a kid again...


Give yourself a gold star for everything you do today.
Dot all your "i"s with smiley faces
Sing into your hairbrush
Grow a milk mustache
Smile back at the man in the moon
Read the funnies; throw the rest of the paper away
Dunk your cookies
Ask somebody if their refrigerator is running
Play a game where you make up the rules as you go along
Order with eyes that are bigger than your stomach
Open a pack of cupcakes and give one to a friend even though you wanted both of them for yourself
Pretend your bread rolls are tap dancing
Step carefully over sidewalk cracks
Change into some play clothes
Have a coloring contest
Try to get someone to trade you a better sandwich
Have a staring contest with your cat
Eat ice cream for breakfast
Kiss a frog just in case
Give someone a "Hug-around-the-neck"
Blow the wrapper off a straw
Refuse to eat crusts
Make a face the next time somebody tells you "no"
Watch TV in your pajamas
Ask "Why?" a lot
Make graham-cracker-and-frosting sandwiches
Believe in fairy tales
Have someone read you a story
Eat dessert first
Wear your favorite shirt with your favorite pants even if they don't match
Sneak some frosting off a cake
Refuse to back down in a "did vs. did-not argument"
Do a cartwheel
Get someone to buy you something you don't really need
Hide your vegetables under your napkin
Stay up past your bedtime
Whatever you're doing, stop once in a while for recess
Wear red gym shoes
Make a "slurpy" sound with your straw when you get to the bottom of a milkshake
Sit really still for as long as the dog is asleep in your lap
Put way too much sugar on your cereal
Play a song you like really loud, over and over
Find some pretty stones and save them
Let the string all the way out on your kite
Stick your head out the car window and moo if you see a cow (this is certainly feasible in champaign-urbana!!)
Walk barefoot in wet grass
Giggle at nude statues in a museum
Make cool screeching noises every time you turn a corner
Count the colors in a rainbow
Fuss a little, then take a nap
Take a running jump over a big puddle
Eat dinner at the coffee table
Giggle a lot for no real reason
Make a clover chain for someone you really "like-like"
Stir ice-cream flavors together
Do that "tap-someone-on-the-shoulder-while-you-stand-on-their-other- side-and-they-turn-around-and-no-one's-there" thing
Enjoy your all-time favorite candy-bar (Forget you've heard of calories!)
Wear a ball cap backwards
Go to the zoo
Say "duh" when stuff is obvious
Throw something and when it lands make a cool exploding bomb noise
Put an orange slice in your mouth, peel side out, and smile at people
Try to eat all the chocolate off a peanut butter cup
Every time someone says "See you later" say "Not if I see you first" or "Thanks for the warning" then laugh real hard
Whistle the theme from your favorite TV show all day
Help your salt-and-pepper shakers talk to each other in high, squeaky voices
Remember to say your prayers
Squish some mud between your toes
Stay up late watching scary movies
Buy yourself a helium balloon
Ride a roller coaster two times in a row
Sing the "I see London, I see France" song to someone wearing low-slung pants
Eat peanut butter straight out of the jar
When your gum starts losing its flavor, spit it out and get a new piece
Write your sweetie's initials in a chalk heart on the sidewalk
Wave to the engineer
Make a smiley face with your bacon and eggs
Run through the sprinkler with all your clothes on
Lick all the ice cream out of an ice cream sandwich before you eat the sandwich part
Look down as you walk and hope to find money
Catch lightning bugs in a jar and make a lantern
Practice whistling through your teeth
Eat cereal any ol' time of the day you feel like it
Yell out "opposite day!" then tell someone they're really smart
Wear a bubble gum machine ring
Watch a lot of TV and don't feel guilty about it
Skip a stone across a pond
Make somebody laugh just when they start to drink something
Eat just the chocolate stripe out of your Neapolitan ice cream
Ask to be excused
Chew bubble gum
Spin the stem of an apple to see what letter it comes out on
Start thinking now about what you want for your next birthday
Play dress-up
Sing to yourself all day
Talk to your invisible friend
Play with your younger sibling's toys
Stick your hand in the fish bowl, try to catch one...
Draw a gang of "stick-figure" persons, and call it your family!!!
Color in your favorite coloring book with your really cool box of 144 Crayons with the neato crayon sharpener
Finger-paint and make a really big mess
Buy pajamas with feet
Get the giggles and laugh until it hurts
Make your own special hideout with a sheet draped over two chairs
Shout do-over when something doesn't go quite right.
Play Duck Duck Goose, and pretend that you're going to pick the person that wants you to, and then don't
Watch lots of Disney movies and believe in Peter Pan
Get a water gun and play seek and destroy
Write a letter to someone you live with
Make a new friend
Make people laugh- humor is key to life ...