Today’s Quote

Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale. ~ Hans Christian Andersen ~ ________________

Today’s Quote

About Jennie

I have been teaching preschool for over thirty years. This is my passion. I believe that children have a voice, and that is the catalyst to enhance or even change the learning experience. Emergent curriculum opens young minds. It's the little things that happen in the classroom that are most important and exciting. That's what I write about. I am highlighted in the the new edition of Jim Trelease's bestselling book, "The Read-Aloud Handbook" because of my reading to children. My class has designed quilts that hang as permanent displays at both the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, and the Fisher House at the Boston VA Hospital.
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39 Responses to Today’s Quote

  1. I so agree, Jennie. 😁

  2. Bravo, Jennie, a wonderful quote.

  3. petespringerauthor says:

    And we get to determine where that fairy tale takes us.

  4. beetleypete says:

    Not true for everyone of course, but still a nice quote from a great writer. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

    • Jennie says:

      For those who have no choices or control over their lives, it must be a great challenge to find their own happiness. Yes, he was a great writer. Best to you, Pete.

  5. quiall says:

    He was part of my childhood. Vital words.

  6. Hans Christian Anderson was a very insightful fellow! Here’s to fairy tales.

  7. I had that the same thought this morning… :)) great words! 💕📚👍

  8. What a wonderful quote! I grew up with the Anderson and Grimms’ fairy tails, and loved them!

  9. A great one! Thank you for choosing this, Jennie! Enjoy your week! Michael

  10. Elizabeth says:

    I always liked Bettelheim’s insistence that the tragedy and drama in fairy tales was essential for kids, not the cleaned up tales that Disney seemed to promote for years. Anderson’s tales used to have that challenging effect on me as a kid.

  11. I like that Jennie! Life is just that!

  12. It is… And May we all continue to create Magical moments within it.. ❤
    Sending love and Blessings dearest Jennie.. ❤

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