Can You Name That Kindergartner?


Ah, kindergarten. My daughter is in kindergarten now, and I have fond memories of the time I was there, too.

I had my own very unique sense of style. My mom and brothers called me “the gypsy” because when I chose my clothes, I chose long dresses and skirts. The kind that, when sitting in kindergarten floor time, I would lay out in a huge circle around me. I’m sure it wasn’t a distraction at all.

I wasn’t very good then (and still now) at keeping track of the days.  Back then, we would go to kindergarten every other day, and alternate Fridays. Those Fridays, man….I remember a couple of them that weren’t my school days, and I showed up anyway and had to hang around until I could go back home. Yeah, I’m sure my parents had a little something to do with that, too. Maybe that’s where I get it…

Why am I telling you this? Because I, along with 22 other amazing bloggers, are collaborating to bring you a super fun task, which could result in you winning a $300 Amazon gift card!

We present……Name That Kindergartner!

It’s very simple – just match the picture (with the assigned alphabet) to the blogger whose blog is listed below. What’s in it for you? Other than some fun (and it’s fun, promise), you can win an awesome $300 Amazon gift card. You can also get to know some of the bloggers listed here, if you don’t already. You can have a laugh at our expenses. Don’t worry, we did. Now, go forth and play!

Update: Winners have been notified. Congratulations to Amy P., Renee J., and Julie D.! And here are the answers (I know they were tough!!).Name That Kindergartner Answers

Want to see me?

Here I was then, and here I am now:

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I’ve changed a bit, no? If you’re curious, go check out the other bloggers side by side comparisons!

Participating bloggers, in alphabetical order:

Angela of Angela Amman

Angie of Angie Kinghorn

Deborah of Ask Doctor G

Robin of Farewell Stranger

Poppy of Funny or Snot

Leigh Ann of Genie in a Blog

Greta of Gfunkified

Jennifer of Jennifer P. Williams

Tonya of Letters for Lucas

Kiran of Masala Chica

Laura of Mommy Miracles

Natalie of Mommy of a Monster (and Twins)

Brittany of Mommy Words

Jessica of My Time as Mom

Kimberly of Reflections of Now

Tracy of Sellabit Mum

Elaine of The Miss Elaine-ous Life

Sarah of The Sunday Spill

Galit of These Little Waves

Kristin of Two Cannoli

Arnebya of What Now and Why

Kristin of What She Said

Alison of Writing, Wishing
Terms and conditions apply:

  • You must be 18 years or older to enter.
  • This contest is only open to residents of USA and Canada.
  • This contest is open from March 11 – 15, 2013 (closes at 9pm Eastern).
  • Visit the link above, where you will be able to enter your guess for each blogger pictured. (All information will be kept private.)
  • Someone who correctly matches all the faces with their blog will win a $300 Amazon gift card. In the event no one is correct, the closest accurate entry will receive the grand prize. The two other closest guesses will each win one $80 Amazon gift card.
  • If more than one person correctly matches all the faces with their blogs, we will randomly pick a winner via
  • If no one guesses all the faces correctly, the winner will be the person who made the most correct guesses.
  • This is not a sponsored post. Prizes are paid for out of the participating bloggers’ own pockets.
  • You CAN enter more than once!
  • Winners will be announced week of March 18.


Name That Kindergartner” was inspired by the “Name That DIY Blogger” contest, over at My Blessed Life.


32 thoughts on “Can You Name That Kindergartner?

  1. Ohmygoodness, I can picture kindergartener you PERRFECTLY! (*And I adore her, too!)

    Love this, and love being a part of this with you!


  2. Given how much all of you remember about kindergarten I'm starting to worry that I'm suffering from selective amnesia. I barely remember anything!

    So glad to be part of this and hear these stories!

  3. I love reading these and hearing what you all remember from Kindergarten. I clearly remember nothing except that it was such a special and fun time. Love that you all are doing this.

  4. Those "every other" days are rough. As a mom trying to navigate that schedule, it's rough!

  5. I had a little giggle imagining you with your circle of skirt around you, hehe.
    Love doing this with you and all the other awesome ladies!

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  7. I can't believe that you had your own style even back then. I just put on whatever homemade 70's item was on top of my dresser drawer.

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  9. I remember that around that age I had a long red dress with teeny, tiny white polka dots all over it for Christmas. I loved it. Still one of my favorite things I ever wore.

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  14. I love these posts – they're all so cool. And I just put an embarrassing amount of time into coming up with my guess. And I'm still pretty sure I missed about half – but I'll be curious to see the answers. And also curious to see which ones were guessed correctly the most because some were very clear, and others…not so much 🙂 Fun stuff!

  15. Greta – I can totally picture you in a gypsy skirt rocking your boho chic look. Of course you were distracting, you were the most stylish kid (in a non JC Penny way) in the classroom!

    That whole alternate days thing would have screwed me up hard core. I would have been a nervous wreck by first grade with that business.

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  17. It is so funny how reading these posts bring up more kindergarten memories for me.

    To keep track of the days of the week, I used to have underwear with the days of the week listed on it. My best friend and I would go to the washroom and sit in side-by-side stalls and she would ask me what day it was according to my panties.

  18. Gypsy! I remember coming home from kinder one day and telling my mom that the girls didn't all wear dressed every day. My poor mom. I barely wore a dress after that until adulthood.

  19. I couldn't imagine every other Friday. My 3 yr old is in PK3 5 days a week, full day like his sisters in 4th and 7th grades. I can't keep up with what I'm supposed to do most days so having to remember off/on Fridays for school? Nope.

    • I know, it was nuts. There was always a kid that came on the wrong day, especially around holidays and snow days and things like that!

  20. That's kind of a weird schedule, I would have showed up on the wrong days too!

    This is SO fun! 🙂 Glad so many of us could play along.

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