50+ Best Quotes About Children Learning: Exclusive Selection

Children and teenagers learn by observing, listening, exploring, experimenting and asking questions. Inspirational quotes about children learning will inspire growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Quotes About Children Learning

By education I mean an all-round drawing out of the best in the child and man; body, mind and spirit. Mahatma Gandhi

The more you read, the smarter you will get, the further you will go in life

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. Stacia Tauscher

Play is the form of learning that is fun

Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. Jim Henson

You do not have to be perfect you do not have to be amazing you should just keep wanting to learn

Teaching is not about answering questions but about raising questions – opening doors for them in places that they could not imagine. Yawar Baig

quotes about children learning

Mistakes are proof that you are trying

A child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him. Pablo Casals

All child will learn just not in the same way

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults. F. Douglas

To take children seriously is to value them for who they are right now rather than adults-in-the-making. Alfie Kohn

When we learn with fun with will never forget what we learned

Every day, in a 100 small ways, our children ask, ‘Do you hear me? Do you see me? Do I matter?’ Their behavior often reflects our response. L.R. Knost

A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires. Paulo Coelho

Let children play in puddles, jump on dirt, make a daisy chain and be messy

You cannot make people learn. You can only provide the right conditions for learning to happen. Vince Gowmon

famous quotes about children learning

Inspirational Quotes About Children Learning

Remember: everyone in the classroom has a story that leads to misbehavior or defiance. 9 times out of 10, the story behind the misbehavior won’t make you angry. It will break your heart. Annette Breaux

The best teacher of children, in brief, is one who is essentially childlike H.L. Mencken

The work of education is divided between the teacher and the environment. Maria Montessori

If children feel safe, they can take risks, ask questions, make mistakes, learn to trust, share their feelings, and grow. Alfie Kohn

If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach them a different way

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. Albert Einstein

Creativity is as important as literacy Sir Ken Robinson

Children have real understanding only of that which they invent themselves. Jean Piaget

Encouraging a child means that one or more of the following critical life messages are coming through, either by word or by action: I believe in you, I trust you, I know you can handle this, You are listened to, You are cared for, You are very important to me. Barbara Coloroso

If you trust play, you will not have to control your child’s development as much. Play will raise the child in ways you can never imagine. Vince Gowmon

Children think to develop skills and confidence as they go

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. Oscar Wilde

The trouble with over-structuring is that it discourages exploration. Jay Giedd, Neuroscientist, University of California

Let the child be the scriptwriter, the director and the actor in his own play. Magda Gerber

encouraging quotes about children learning

Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn. O. Fred Donaldson

Not all classrooms have walls Unknown

Since the jobs that our preschoolers will do probably don’t exist yet, our priority is to teach them the skills to adapt and inquire and question and cooperate…life skills. So much more useful than rigid concepts such as the alphabet. Caroline Bellouse

If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign? Albert Einstein

When you are born into a world where you don’t fit in, it’s because you were born to help create a new one. Anonymous

Anything you can teach in an indoor classroom can be taught outdoors, often in ways that are more enjoyable for children. Cathy James

The more risks you allow your children to make, the better they learn to look after themselves. Roald Dahl

Putting your students’ emotional needs first is important because without feeling safe and understood, no instructional strategy will be effective. Jasper Fox, Sr.

A spirited, unruly student is preferable. It’s much easier to direct passion than to try and inspire it. Joan Desmond

Be sure that in your educating you are not manufacturing obedient citizens, but rather unleashing powerful, creative souls. Vince Gowmon

For a small child there is no division between playing and learning; between the things he or she does ‘just for fun’ and things that are ‘educational.’ The child learns while living and any part of living that is enjoyable is also play. Penelope Leach

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. Mother Teresa

We are raised in a culture that values expertise over exploration. Nina Wise

Kids deserve the right to think that they can change the world. Lois Lowry

Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together. Scott Hayden

greatest quotes about children learning

Our children should be properly introduced to the world in which they live. Thomas Berry

The more you teach / push those things that can be measured, the more kids will grow up feeling like they don’t measure up. Vince Gowmon

Children more than ever, need opportunities to be in their bodies in the world – jumping rope, bicycling, stream hopping, and fort building. It’s this engagement between limbs of the body and bones of the earth where true balance and centeredness emerge. David Sobel