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....I am so glad you have found your way here.

The following was sent to me by a good friend - someone who knows I am nothing more than a big kid because it "takes one to know one!"

If you are a kid at heart or you've forgotten how to be, this will help you remember.

Please enjoy and pass it along to someone who needs a little day-brightening!

Cinderella, dressed in yella, went upstairs to kiss a fella...


Give yourself a gold star for everything you do today

Dot all your "i"'s with smiley faces

Grow a milk moustache

Smile back at the man in the moon

Read the funnies - throw the rest of the paper away

Dunk your cookies

Ask someone if their refrigerator is running

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

Order with eyes too big for 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 cracks

Change into some play clothes

Try to get someone to trade you a better sandwich

Have a staring contest with a 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 someone tells you "no"

Watch TV in your pajamas

Ask "Why?" a lot

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 again

Find some pretty stones and save them

Let the string all the way out on your kite

Walk barefoot in the wet grass

Giggle at nude statues in the 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 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-opposite-side-and-they-turn-around-and-nobody's- there thing

Enjoy your all-time favorite candy bar

Go to the zoo

Say "duh" when stuff is obvious

Throw something and when it lands make a cool exlpoding noise

Everytime 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

Remember to say your prayers

Squish some mud between your toes

Stay up late watching scary movies

Buy yourself a helium balloon O~~~

Ride a roller coaster two times in a row

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

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

Eat cereal any ol' time of the day you feel like it

Yell out, "Opposite Day!" and 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 someone laugh just when they start to drink something

Eat just the strawberry stripe out of your Neapolitan ice cream

Chew bubble gum

Spin the stem of an apple to see what letter it comes out on

Sing to yourself all day

Talk to your invisible friend

Stick your hand in a fishbowl, try to catch one...

Draw a gang of "stick-figure" people and call it your family

Color in your favorite coloring book with your really cool box of 64 Crayons with the neato sharpener

Buy pj's with feet

Get the giggles and laugh till it hurts

Ask someone if they like "see-food"

Eat with your fingers

Find some Matchbox cars and have a race - you push both cars

Try to style Barbie's hair some way that looks nice

Avoid the opposite sex at all cost because of "cooties"

Get a cootie shot

Wave at drivers in the cars behind you

Play dress up complete with costume jewelry, shoes that don't fit, and an ernormous hat that looks ridiculous - then go to lunch like that

Stick your head out of the car window and "moo" at cows

Ask to be excused

Dance with a penguin

There you go! If you have one to add, please email me at the address below and I will add it to this page. So there!!!
Houston, TX
United States of America

Shake it up, baby...

Isn't it cool?

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Here are some responses from some big kids:

Set up a "shop" in front of your house and sell your brother's stuff.


Blow a bubble SO big it will have to be cut from your hair!


On Christmas Eve, don't forget to put out milk and cookies....or hot chocolate, if you prefer.

Open a box of Cracker Jack at the bottom to get to the prize first!


Make faces in the mirror.

Rub your face in a cat's soft stomach!


Blow soap bubbles - lots of them!


If you see a stranger carrying a box, ask if there is a puppy inside.


Stick a pin in a balloon for no reason at all!


Next time you go swimming, play Marco Polo.

Buy some Bugles and stick them on the ends of your fingers.

Wish on the first star you see every night.

Go outside in your dress and play.

Bug your parents.

Eat with your mouth open!


Take a straw and blow bubbles in your chocolate!


Look for Scooby Snacks everywhere you go.


Play with your food again - mashed potato mountains and gravy lakes. Peas for trees!


Let your dog eat from your fork at the dinner table.


Step on a beer can so it clamps to your shoe and makes a lot of noise when you walk!

Clothespin baseball card to your bike so they hit the spokes when you ride around.

Have a Kool-Aid stand

Shoot suction cup darts at your sister!


Play in puddles.

Drink out of two straws - so that when you take a drink, it squirts the person in front of you!

Go to the park and play.

Buy yourself a "Happy Meal" just for the toy.

Look for twigs and follow the way they are pointing!


Look up at the clouds as you walk and hope you don't bump into anything!

After it rains, go outside and get really, really muddy.


Catch a bunch of fireflies, put them in a glass jar and pretend you made a really cool flashlight!

Lie down on the sidewalk and have someone trace your outline with chalk, then color yourself to look like your Mom or Dad.

Run into the house and yell at the top of your lungs where you're going and run back out before anyone can answer!

Have someone help you blow your nose.

Buy a Beanie Baby, then stick it in your pocket and walk around with it all day long!

On your next birthday, when you open your presents, stick the bows all over yourself.


Lie on your back and make a snow angel.

Go ice skating.

Collect and wear Tweetybird items.

Play Barbies with a friend.

Skip down the sidewalk!

Play foursquare.


Lie on the ground and see what things you see in the sky....a bird? a witch? maybe a gargoyle?


Walk around in a small stream with the mud squishing between your toes while you look for pollywogs and tadpoles.


Eat out the middle of your Oreos.


Dump out all the cereal in the box to get to the toy, then ask someone else to put it back because you're not hungry after all!


When driving in your car, roll your windows all the way down and sing the "I don't want to grow up, I'm a Toys-R-Us kid" song as loud as you possible can!


Make sure you don't step on any cracks as you're walking down the sidewalk!


Fill somebody's pillowcase full of those plastic eggs that nylon stockings came in.

Say "Bread-and-butter" every time you and your partner walk on opposite sides of a phone pole.


Slide down the stairs on your bum.

Run around the couch yelling, "Go, Go, Go"

Sleep with a fuzzy teddy bear.

Cuddle a lot.

Put lots of toys in the bathtub.

Let a lady bug crawl up your arm.

Watch Mary Poppins.

Chase the wind.

Laugh out loud.

Get tickled.


Take off your shoes and socks, go outside, and run once around the house bare-footed in the snow.


Go roller skating for hours on end...and enjoy every minute of it...


Practice standing on your head.

Call the radio station to cancel (due to snow)a function
that does not exist and have them announce it.

In the fall, make a leaf house.

Fly a kite - if it hits the ground,
the world blows up (so everyone chases the kite to catch it before it hits the ground!).

Play Red Light/Green Light.

Search the cemetery for the oldest grave.

Go frog hunting.


Go to a diner and play "Spot the Looney" pointing at
someone with your finger under your nose.

Make a prank phone call. As soon as someone picks up,
wait a few seconds then hang up.
Do this 5 times in a row.

Point to that invisible spot on someone's chest,
and know what to do :-)

Embarass anyone with your funniest behavior.



Go to the park and play on the swings


If your break something say, "Rut row."


Ask for a sucker at the bank drive-thru for yourself, too!


Enjoy a thunderstorm and when it is over
and the sun is shining,
take your shoes off and
splash in the puddles.


Let your dog give you a big wet sloppy kiss in the mouth.

Eat just the pepperoni off the pizza.

~Sharon B~

Catch some baby frogs, put them in your
right pants pocket, and carry earthworms
in the left, then show them to
everyone you meet.

Stick straws up your nose in MacDonald's and
make faces at each person that walks by!

Play 'tether ball' in the park,or 'box hockey'
or 'paddle ball' or just swing until you
go over the high bar!

Play on the slide with sand thrown on to go faster.

Find a large cardboard box, cut it open,
and slide down a hill on the street.

Play stickball in the street, and 'tag out' cars
as they come through (best on dead-end streets and cul-de-sacs)

Fly a brightly colored kite until it is VERY high
in the air, then just let it go

Play frisbee in the park with your dog, or your friends,
periodically throwing it to someone NOT playing!

Throw a baseball over the neighbor's fence just so
you can go see what's in their backyard.

Kiss the litle girls just to make them cry
(this could be dangerous now, but *heck*, I grew up in the 50s!)


Draw faces on your fingertips and talk to the faces,
giggle with them and let them
whisper in your ear.
Do that everywhere you go for a whole day.
Don't forget to draw the faces on your toes as well :)


When driving down the road, watch for Volkswagons
and slug the person next to you,
saying, "Slug bug!"
Don't forget to say the color of the car or it won't count!

~Frank & Charlotte~

Read under the covers with a flashlight after bedtime!

Start a tickle-fight

Play jump rope

Pick a bunch of dandelions, and give them to someone you
love and cry if they don't put them in the prettiest vase!

Eat a Fudgesicle outside when it's 100 degrees F
and lick up the drips all over your hands

Play on all the toys at the playground,
even the one that spins around!

When you're done with your gum, ask someone if they
want some ABC Gum (Already Been Chewed)

Run because the wind in your face feels so good!

Color outside the lines, with the "wrong" colors


Put red jello in your friend's shower head

Have a tomato or veggie fight with your Mom's garden

Catch snowflakes on your tongue

Make an "Angel" in the snow

~Linda Lou~

Get some friends together & play Simon Says.

Curl up with a good book and when someone says,
"How about doing the dishes?"
pretend not to hear or
say, "Yes," and not move.

Play doctors & nurses.


Take whole olives with the pits taken out and
put one on every finger and pretend they are
monster claws.

When it is snowing, look up into the snow and
when it feels like you are floating,
yell, "Hey I'm floating up in the air - grab
me before I float away!"


Buy a yellow rubber ducky and play with it in a bathtub full of bubbles.


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