48+ Quotes for Kindergarten Students (and Teachers)

These beautiful quotes can decorate your child’s or add inspiration to your classroom. Words are so powerful. 

Using Quotes for Kindergarten Students

Quotes are great for wall art, classroom posters, t-shirts or letter boards. 

Adding pictures to these quotes may help your kindergartener remember the meaning of the words and  make the posters more beautiful. 

Choose positive messages to surround your child and speak life and happiness over their growing minds. 

Inspirational Quotes

“Oh the places you’ll go!” – Dr Seuss

“You know what? You’re an individual, and that makes people nervous. And it’s gonna keep making people nervous for the rest of your life.” Harriet the Spy  

“Be bold, be courageous, be your best.” – Gabrielle Giffords

“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning” Dianne Ackerman 

“Children are like tiny flowers: They are varied and need care, but each is beautiful alone and glorious when seen in the community of peers.” Friedrich Frobel

“…for even the wisest can learn incalculably much from children.” Rudolf Steiner

 “What if I fall, oh my darling, what if you fly?” Erin Hanson

“The Kindergarten children are confident in spirit, infinite in resources, and eager to learn. Everything is still possible.” Robert Fulghum

 “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theadore Roosevelt 

“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” Oscar Wilde

“It is hard to fail but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” Theodore Roosevelt

“This is something I know for a fact: You have to work hardest for the things you love most.” Carol S. Dweck

Play Quotes for Kindergarten Students

Play is such an important part of childhood and now that they are spending more time indoors in a classroom, be sure to remind them of how much you still value play!  

“Play is the work of childhood” Maria Montessori

“Never be indoors when you can rightly be without.” Charlotte Mason

“Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” Kay Redfield Jamison

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Albert Einstein 

“In kindergarten you can learn to be a citizen of the world” Jill Lepore

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein 

“Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father. ” Roger von Oech

“Let the wild rumpus start!” Where the Wild Things Are 

Learning Quotes for Kindergarten Students

Children are learning so much at this age and they are learning in new ways! 

Post these quotes to remind them of the beauty and importance of learning. Their brains are amazing. 

“Learn continually, there is always ‘one more thing’ to learn.” -Steve Jobs

“Everyone is a genius” -Albert Einstein 

“All things are difficult before they are easy.” Thomas Fuller

“Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.” Henry Ford 

“It is necessary that the child teach himself, and then the success is great.”  Maria Montessori

“Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life.” Charlotte Mason 

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.” Confucius

“An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing.” Charlotte Mason 

Kindergarten Quotes for Teachers

“Our aim in education is to give a child a full life.” Charlotte Mason 

“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.” – Lady Bird Jones 

“Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence.” Maria Montessouri 

“Sometimes it only takes a single teacher to turn a child’s life around. Some children will come to school today because of that teacher. Be that teacher every day.” We Teach, Let’s Talk

“Those who educate children well are more to be honored than those who produce them” Aristotle 

“Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education” Martin Luther King Jr. 

“Those that know, do. Those that understand teach.” -Aristotle 

“Education is not the filling of the pot, but the lighting of the fire.” W.B. Yeats  

“Look at education as something between a child’s soul and God. Modern education tends to see it as something between the child’s brain and the standardized test.” Charlotte Mason

“Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” Maria Montessouri

“Our children are only as brilliant as we allow them to be.” Eric Leventhal 

“Professors go batty too, perhaps more often than other people, although owing to their profession, their madness is less often remarked. ” Michael Gruber 

“Teaching is a calling too. And I’ve always thought that teachers in their way are holy – angels leading their flocks out of the darkness.” Jeannette Walls

“Wise and purposeful letting alone is the best part of education” Charlotte Mason

Quotes for Kindergarten Graduation

Kindergarten graduation is a great time to celebrate your students and all they have accomplished. 

Use these quotes for family t-shirts, printed graduation invitations or picture frames. 

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

“ All our dreams can come true… if we have the courage to pursue them.” Walt Disney

“… in every child is the seed that will mature into an adult.” Maria Montessouri 

“The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind.” Maria Montessouri 

“Nature was my kindergarten.” William Christopher Handy

“Today you are You, that is Truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You!” – Dr. Seuss

“The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi

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