Kindergartners share thoughts on love and marriage

With Valentine’s Day approaching, kindergarten students in Jason Durham’s class at Nevis school share their views and advice about dating, love and marriage.

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Love is in the air, and Nevis kindergarten students shared their views on the subject. They also displayed their art in the hallway.<br/><br/>
Contributed/ Jason Durham

When taking your Valentine to dinner, what are some manners you should show?

  • Don’t play with your food. Or burp on purpose. Or blow bubbles in your milk.
  • Be respectful. Don’t pull their hair.
  • Say “yes, please” or “no, thank you.”
  • Don’t run around the table or throw food.
  • No sticking out your tongue.
  • Sit up straight at the table.
  • No slapping.
  • Be kind and don’t bite. 

How can you tell that someone’s in love?

  • They walk together.
  • They stare at each other.
  • They hold hands.
  • They play together.
  • They help each other clean up.
  • They say nice things to each other.
  • They have hearts in their eyes.
  • They make dinner and go to the movies.
  • They hug.
  • They’re sitting by each other


When will you be ready to get married?


  • When I’m old enough, like 16 or 46.
  • When I’m 25 and she’s 29.
  • When I get a girlfriend.
  • When I’m tall and she’s tall.
  • When I’m 89.
  • In one year.
  • When I get out of college.
  • After I buy a car.
  • When my heart tells me.

Describe the perfect husband or wife:

  • He’d be nice.
  • He’s nice and cares about me.
  • He’d be handsome.
  • She’d be beautiful like my mom.
  • She’d have long hair.
  • She has cool shoes.
  • He would have blonde hair.
  • She’d have a dog.
  • She’d like the same foods as me.
  • Maybe my dad.
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