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Be a Kid Today


Give yourself a gold star for everything you do today.

Dot all your "i" 's with smiley faces *Ü*

Sing into your hairbrush.

Grow a milk mustache.


Smile back at the man in the moon.

Read the funnies then throw the rest of the paper away.

Sneak some frosting off a cake.

Dunk your cookies.


Ask somebody if their refrigerator is running.

Step carefully over sidewalk cracks.

Watch TV in your pajamas.

Play a game where you make up the rules as you go along.


Order with eyes that are bigger than your stomach.

Pretend your bread rolls are tap dancing.

Change into some play clothes.

Try to get someone to trade you a better sandwich.


Have a staring contest with your cat.

Eat ice cream for breakfast.

Refuse to eat crusts.

Kiss a frog just in case.


Give someone a "Hug-around-the-neck".

Blow the wrapper off a straw.

Make a face the next time somebody tells you "no".

Make graham-cracker-and-frosting sandwiches.

Believe in fairy tales.


Have someone read you a story.

Eat dessert first.

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.

Ask "Why?" a lot.

Stick your head out the car window and moo if you see a cow.


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.

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.

Eat dinner at the coffee table.

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 of 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.

Eat peanut butter straight out of the jar.

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.

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.


Sing to yourself all day.

Talk to your invisible friend.

Ride a roller coaster two times in a row.

Sing the "I see London, I see France" song .

Play with your younger sibling's toys.


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.

Stick your hand in the fish bowl, try to catch one...


Refuse to back down in a "did vs. did-not argument".

Do a cartwheel.

Hide your vegetables under your napkin.

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.

Look down as you walk and hope to find money.

Wear a bubble gum cigar ring.

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.

Try to get the truck driver to blow the horn

by making arm movements.

Rollerskate in your friend's basement.


Lay down at the top of a hill and roll down it until you get to the very bottom.

Balance yourself on the edge of the curb like you are a tight-rope walker,
or pretend like the ground is hot lava.

Play "aliens are attacking" with a frisbee.

Drink water and act intoxicated.

Ask for money when you hear the ice cream

man's music playing from his cart.


Circle everything in the toy section of a Sears catalog for what you want for Christmas.

Play cops and robbers on your bike with a friend.

Draw a chalk heart on the sidewalk.

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