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Teacher’s Survival Kit Animal cookies for when your classroom seems like a zoo. Band-Aids for when things get a little rough. Chewing Gum to help you stick to it. Crayons to color your day bright and cheerful. Candle for when you are up late grading papers. Eraser to remind you everyone makes mistakes. Lifesavers For when you've had one of those days. Marbles to replace the ones you've lost. Mounds Bar for the mounds of confidence you give your students. Paperclips to hold it all together. Pencil to "write your wrongs." Rubber band to remind you to be flexible. Shiny Penny to remind you that each will shine in his or her own special way. Starburst to give you a "burst" of energy when you need it. Tissues to wipe away the tears...yours and theirs. Toothpick to help you "pick" out the good qualities in others and yourself, and a prayer for you to say at the start of each day. God, please help me, to strengthen their voices, bodies and minds, to express their feelings and control them sometimes, to explore what's near and venture afar, but most important to love who they are.