Well, yes dear. That certainly is a set of more than 6 circles. Now if only you had applied the same creativity and extra effort to your writing homework…
“Well??!!” he exclaimed. “I was trying to use all those words!”
“Ok, so maybe you try ‘I was at home and then I went to school, where I saw my teacher and gave her an apple. Then I saw my principal…” I started.
“Who had a monkey on his shoulder!” my husband added in.
“And that monkey handed me a book to read! It was the weirdest thing ever,” I finished. “Isn’t that a much more interesting story?”
“When they tell you to use all the words, it’s still ok and probably a good idea to use other words too, sweetheart.”
Gotta love first grade.