35 Things That’ll Make You Wish You Could Just Go Back to Primary School
Let’s be honest, you probably had a pretty easy life at primary school.
1. Stationery shopping at the beginning of the year was something to look forward to.
— Jemma-Skye (@jsbyrne) June 16, 2015
2. Playing with sand and water was considered part of a lesson.
Story stones being used in sand play in P2/3 at Inchture Primary School pic.twitter.com/SkLHqwAw
— Alison Drever (@AlisonDrever) October 2, 2012
3. And no assignment was complete without WordArt.
— School Merit Sticker (@School_Merits) June 7, 2016
4. Or deliberately using these to spread glue all over your hands when you were supposed to be making something.
Then waiting for it to dry at the end of the lesson and peeling it off.
— FredBalmain (@TrevorDarg) August 3, 2015
5. The only people you had to keep up with were these guys.
— BBC Oxford (@BBCOxford) June 20, 2016
6. And drawings like this probably counted towards your mark.
Which really didn’t matter anyway.
my first drawing in primary school, I'm laughing so hard 😂 pic.twitter.com/p7UlJkVejX
— july / 10 (@rainbowsaru) June 20, 2015
7. This was the equivalent of sitting through a lecture.
— Abigail Sweet (@AbigailXSweet) July 26, 2015
8. And mastering this was considered a useful skill.
And your parents loved hearing you practise…
I just found my brother's primary school recorder :'D pic.twitter.com/RDlKTE0Zz5
— Zor-El (@_nlfr_brvn_) December 5, 2013
9. You probably got to take in videos or games on a Friday.
— BanterBus (@ItsBanterBus) February 23, 2016
10. And you didn’t need a gym membership to exercise.
— Lauren (@ohlittlered) July 22, 2015
11. Heads down thumbs up was one of the most stressful things you had to deal with.
One time I cheated at "heads down thumbs up." I saw the kid's shoes. And he lied. And I called him out. And I got in trouble for cheating.
— Anthony Stratton (@aestratton) June 21, 2016
12. Closely rivalled by duck, duck, goose.
One of the scariest parts of primary school is duck, duck, goose. I remember living in fear of getting tapped. That game was horrible.
— Kate Burge (@kateburge) January 26, 2015
13. These were the only currency you needed on the playground.
— marielle (@marielle1606) September 2, 2015
14. Or these.
Wow, anyone remember Crazy Bones? Found a box of those too O_O. pic.twitter.com/IHfnVU6WHw
— BandicootHarris (@DemonDHarriz) June 4, 2016
15. Sneaking these in made you cool.
— Jay Money (@JayMoneyArtist) May 3, 2016
16. And being able to do this was essential.
17. Group projects were chill.
Primary school group class Olympic Games project work.
In Tharandt, Germany. pic.twitter.com/Na5prnmjeC
— English in Action (@EiA_UK) August 25, 2015
18. The smallest things made your day.
— Jay Money (@JayMoneyArtist) May 3, 2016
19. And this was probably the worst thing that could happen to you…
#PrimarySchoolMemories "Sorry it's not my game" was the most brutal way of rejecting someone
— Jaime (@R0binjay) February 20, 2016
20. Problems were easily solved.
— Deano!!! (@ryan_dean_) December 18, 2015
21. Realising your mum had packed one of these in your lunchbox was 👌
— Ali-Abbas Datoo (@aliabbasdatoo) October 10, 2015
22. And this was actually an acceptable lunchtime meal.
Memories of Primary school packed lunches. These were the best! pic.twitter.com/WN8CEoDjh9
— Samuel Pine (@samuelpine) April 14, 2016
23. When you got home you had this to look forward to.
24. Or this.
25. And you had loads of free time to watch stuff like this.
We were all so jealous of Justine's massive TV pic.twitter.com/taN3Nbjwoe
— Primary School Probs (@PrimarySklProbs) March 3, 2015
26. This was how you procrastinated.
RT if you were an absolute expert on Paint pic.twitter.com/tVzMvOIUMm
— Primary School Probs (@PrimarySklProbs) June 8, 2016
27. Or this.
Nev Games were the best pic.twitter.com/bE3AWCCDiV
— Primary School Probs (@PrimarySklProbs) June 19, 2016
28. And the best birthday parties looked something like this.
Places like these were what dreams were made of pic.twitter.com/VeCtzCML59
— School Problems (@FunnyPupil) May 14, 2016
29. Or, even better…
30. And they ended with this alternative to a drunken takeaway.
31. Deciding who you would send Christmas cards to in the class was serious business.
— chester (@ch__ester) December 23, 2013
32. Though making decisions was made a lot easier by these.
— Primary School Probs (@PrimarySklProbs) July 26, 2015
33. The school disco was the height of the social calendar.
Remember when that crazy frog song came on at a primary school disco and everyone ran around the room lmao 😂😂😂😂😂
— Basma✨ (@BasmaCherradi) February 7, 2016
34. Finally being allowed to write with one of these was considered a massive achievement.
35. And then, in Year 6, it all ended like this.
The chaos this caused in the playground beats a graduation ceremony any day 😭😭😭 #takemeback
— Lia❤ (@skailia) August 3, 2015