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What are your "snow day" superstitions?
Old 12-07-2009, 02:17 PM
 
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Just a fun thread to see what superstitions your school/students have for requesting a snow day!

My students say you have to say "boom, boom for snow!", wear your PJs inside out, and put a potato by your alarm clock!


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We do a snow dance
Old 12-07-2009, 02:51 PM
 
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and put a spoon under our pillow...
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this is too cute! I had never heard of this until relocating farther north. Is the snow dance something special?
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Old 12-07-2009, 03:08 PM
 
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While wearing your PJ's turn twice clockwise, then twice counterclockwise!
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ha!
Old 12-07-2009, 03:15 PM
 
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1. Put a spoon under your pillow (silver works best!)
2. Wear your PJ's inside out.
3. Flush an ice cube down the toilet for every person sleeping in your house that night.

Does it work? Who knows. Is it fun to hear the stories of the kids doing this? You bet!


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Old 12-07-2009, 04:15 PM
 
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i use to have a cat named blizzard..... i would rub her head three times.
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Old 12-07-2009, 04:32 PM
 
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Wear your pj's inside out and light a green candle.
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:40 PM
 
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Too cute, I've never heard of these before despite living in an area that gets about three snow days a year. We are expecting snow tomorrow through wed, going to put my pjs on backwards now!
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snowy day
Old 12-07-2009, 06:57 PM
 
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Cute.
I have never heard any of my students talk about superstitions for wanting a snow day and I live in an area that receives snow.

Since we are supposed to get snow the next couple of days I'm going to have to ask them tomorrow.
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Old 12-08-2009, 02:26 PM
 
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do the jammies inside out as well-but everyone in the class has to do it, or it doesn't happen. THey all come in the next day playing detectives to see who did'nt turn their jammies inside out. It's hysterical.
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Old 12-08-2009, 02:44 PM
 
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We do exactly what Room205 said with one exception. My students didn't tell me it was one ice cube for every person! No wonder it didn't work!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh, yeah. As one kid left today, he said the pjs have to be inside-out and backwards!
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Morning Announcements
Old 12-08-2009, 03:43 PM
 
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On the morning announcements, our PRINCIPAL reminds all the kids to wear their pajamas inside out when the forecast is for a snowstorm, so you know we're all hoping it's on it's way to us!!!
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We did a now dance today
Old 12-08-2009, 04:12 PM
 
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Two of our classes did a snow dance in the Supt's office today. It was a blast! Everyone loved it. I hadn't heard about the ice cube in the toilet today, but you bet I'll be doing it tonight!
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Old 12-08-2009, 04:46 PM
 
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PJ's inside out and snow dance
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licking a spoon?
Old 12-08-2009, 05:56 PM
 
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that's the superstition that the kids left school with today! They will be licking both sides and putting as many spoons as they can for a snow day. (Although it has been called off already! Very unusual!) Never heard of that one until today!
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Worked for us :)
Old 12-09-2009, 08:24 AM
 
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We did the snow dance and slept with our PJs turned inside out. It was good for about 8 inches
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Old 12-09-2009, 04:29 PM
 
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We don't do them anymore! It used to be so fun. We wore our pjs inside out and put spoons under our pillows. But then when we woke up the next day and had to go to school after all.........the girls were MISERABLE about it!!!

So we stopped. And now I don't even mention to them that we might have a snow day the next day. And if we do, then it's a huge surprise!
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Old 12-09-2009, 05:42 PM
 
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My mother always told me to chew on an old 9 volt battery, Mix up a batch of brownie batter and put it down my underpants, put raw egg inside my ear, put mustard between my toes, stick a frozen pickle inside the mailbox, feed my dog a catipiller but most important, put a head of cabbage under my pillow.
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Old 12-09-2009, 08:30 PM
 
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jammies inside out and backwards, spoon under the pillow, and ice cubes down the toilet. Tomorrow is snow day 3 in a row so I guess my daughter's work worked!
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