House of Zathras

Zathras understand. .. No. Zathras not understand, but Zathras do. Zathras good at doings, not understandings.

Friday, October 13, 2006

Once again from Mrs_Who's classroom:

Take a look at the picture below. It was drawn by a student. See if you can guess what is going on. Make your guesses in the comments. The winner gets, well, recognition. Hey, I'm a teacher...I can't afford anything else! UPDATE: The answer is in the comments.


Blogger Lady Heather said...

I admit that I'm stumped.

And my son drew pictures like this not too long ago. ;)

10/13/2006 07:51:00 PM  
Blogger Bob said...

My two-year-old says it is a bee getting pollen out of a flower.

10/13/2006 08:20:00 PM  
Blogger Mrs_Who said...

Hint: There are people involved.

10/13/2006 08:48:00 PM  
Blogger Cindi said...

The first person is sick and throwing up and two other people are attempting to comfort or help the sick one and lead them to bed OR there is a fire on the left and the others are firefighters trying to put out the flames?

10/14/2006 03:30:00 AM  
Blogger Mrs_Who said...

Cindi: Getting closer - the two to the far right are trying to help the first person. No illness, no fire.

Clue: It's a Russian folktale.

10/14/2006 08:16:00 AM  
Anonymous vw bug said...

No clue. I thought it was two people pushing a reindeer into a fire.

10/15/2006 08:11:00 AM  
Blogger Mrs_Who said...

Y'all have made some very good guesses. It's actually from "The Enormous Turnip". The grandfather can't pull up the huge turnip, so he calls the grandmother, who pulls on the grandfather. They still can't pull it up, so they call the granddaughter, who pulls on the grandmother, who pulls on the grandfather, who pulls on the turnip (that is the scene in this picture). Eventually the dog, cat, and mouse are called in before the turnip comes up.

This picture just cracked me up...I don't know what's hanging from the grandfather's face. Maybe it's a beard, but I'm not sure. And with his arms coming from just above his leg level...while, when I first looked at it, I was kind of worried. But kids do not worry about perspective. The dangling thing on the face was in the way of the arms, so just move the arms lower. No problem!

The picture still makes me giggle.

10/15/2006 10:06:00 AM  
Anonymous Bou said...

Holy crap I'm LMAO! And I loved VW's answer.

10/18/2006 08:51:00 PM  
Anonymous Teresa said...

LOL - I have to say my mind was running along the lines of VW's - except I thought it was 2 people throwing a bunny on the fire...

10/21/2006 04:43:00 PM  

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