12 Things We Did In School That Were Way More Important Than Our Education

Being a kid is much simpler than being an adult, so of course that means that you took the “important” things in your life VERY seriously, to a level that was probably hilarious to the adults you knew. In particular, these 12 things used to be serious business back in elementary school

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Getting that sweet, sweet prize for selling as many of these as possible.

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Keeping all your crayons and pencil crayons in great shape.

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Getting a chocolate milk and being willing to die before giving it up to anybody.

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Two words: Scholastic Bookfairs.

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Having the absolute best container for all of your supplies.

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You’re definitely going to remember taking these next few things VERY seriously.

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Getting some quality time on the greatest computer program ever made.

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Needing the markers that actually smelled good.

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Letting this game decide your entire future.

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Having tons of cool erasers that you never actually used.

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Making sure you pencil topper game was on point.

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Drawing this thing on freaking everything.

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And of course, making sure these were in your lunch box EVERY. SINGLE. DAY.

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Which of these was super important to you as a child?

Emma C
Freelance Writer