21 Things From Elementary School That College Kids Will Never Forget
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21 Things From Elementary School That College Kids Will Never Forget

Those were the days!

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21 Things From Elementary School That College Kids Will Never Forget
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Our elementary school days came with many perks, leaving vastly different memories for each generation. For (now) twenty-somethings, elementary school experiences were defined by an odd balance between normalcy and technology. (Unfortunately, our generation watched an overwhelming technological-dependence creep into the education system.)

So, I decided to travel into the depths of my memory to rekindle those memories from elementary school, and I think that I rediscovered many key activities.

However, I'm sure that I forgot some important moments... Feel free to leave a comment and reminisce about your elementary school experiences!

1. "Chicken Fat" (PCFSN)

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2. Turnstile Pencil Sharpeners

3. Pencil Grips

4. Scooter Boards

5. Cubbies

6. Bathroom Passes

7. Box Top Collections

8. Accelerated Reader (A.R.)

9. "Paint"

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10. Cursive Handwriting

11. Triangular Highlighters

12. Scholastic Book Fair

13. Playgrounds

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14. Track-and-Field Day

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15. Multi-Zipper Pencil Cases

16. Spelling Tests

17. "Putt-Putt Joins the Parade"

18. Keyboarding Computer Games

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19. CompassLearning Odyssey

20. Classroom Valentine Exchanges

21. Jump Rope for Heart

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