Kindergarten Sayings and Quotes

When kids enter kindergarten, it’s exciting for both parent and child. This can also be an anxious time for the whole family, despite it being an important milestone. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about kindergarten.


Somebody said once or wrote, once: 'We're all of us children in a vast kindergarten trying to spell God's name with the wrong alphabet blocks!     

Tennessee Williams

In kindergarten that used to be my job, to tell them fairytales. I liked Hans Christian Andersen, and the Grimm fairy tales, all the classic fairy tales.     

Francis Ford Coppola

All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be, I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate-school mountain, but there in the sand pile at Sunday School.     

Robert Fulghum

The kindergarten children are confident in spirit, infinite in resources, and eager to learn. Everything is still possible.     

Robert Fulghum

Zeb was kindergarten teacher—a good one. I always thought it was because he was the same emotional age as his students.     

Molly Harper

We were all different shapes, sizes, and colors. But, we were all kindergartners and we all were excited.     

Terrance Shipman

If we learned all we needed to know in kindergarten, it was promptly drummed out of us in first grade.     

Peter McWilliams

In kindergarten, we had this Irish Catholic headmistress called Sister Leonie, and I remember she would tell us, say, to put the crayons in the box. I remember thinking, 'Why is everyone finding this so easy? Why should the crayons be in the box?     

Binyavanga Wainaina

Children without access to quality early education programs start kindergarten with an 18-month disadvantage, and that gap continues to widen. By the time they are in fourth grade, many cannot do math or read at grade level.     

Mark Shriver

God has pity on kindergarten children     

Yehuda Amichai