Remember show-and-tell? Probably not, because it was usually pretty boring. Oh, little Timmy brought in his baseball mitt again? Yawwwn.
But believe it or not, some people actually do have memorable show-and-tell experiences, and it's all because of kids bringing in completely inappropriate or just plain weird things.
A recent Reddit thread asked, "Teachers, what’s the worst thing a kid brought for show and tell?" Teachers and former students alike weighed in with tales of everything from scorpions to drug paraphernalia. Buckle up!
Only been teaching one year but so far, moms only set of car keys. We did call mom immediately but unfortunately she was stuck at home all day until little one got home with the keys. - jennaamaee
My brother found a scorpion at our house and captured it to bring for show and tell. The scorpion got out somehow and the teacher had everyone on high alert to look for it and capture it. Several children returned to the teacher having “found” the scorpion. That was the day we found out our school was infested with scorpions… - Youaresoogoodlooking