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Preschoolers’ interpretations of Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream

Editor’s Note: The following are mini-stories on the work of Martin Luther King Jr. in the words of preschooler’s in Heather Melendrez’s class at Martha and Mary Silverdale Learning Center. Melendrez submitted the kids’ interpretations to the CK Reporter.

“Make people not kill people, we should not act mean.”

— Bonham, 5

“Be nice to people, be respectful.”

— Xander, 4

“Be good to people, don’t be mean to anyone.”

— Ashley, 5

“Pick up the garbage.”

— Josh, 6

“Make a better world ... be nice to people.”

— Emily, 5

“Make a tool box and make a house and going on a airplane to go and fix house for people. Be good to people. Take people to see grandmas to be nice.”

— David, 4

“Be nice to people and use nice words.”

— Augie, 5

“Be nice to people and treat them nice. Use people’s names.”

— Brianna, 5

“Treat people happy, like dance makes me happy.”

— Ella, 5

“In the memory of Martin Luther King Jr., we honor his dream and commitment to equality by taking the time to think of ways we can make our world a better place. Through the words of our Future DreamMakers I hope you are encouraged and inspired to make your world a better place. Even if it is only one person, one day at a time.”

— Heather Melendrez

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