One of the perks of teaching Kindergarten is how unencumbered the children are by what others think of them. They do their own hair (or don't do it at all), pick out their own clothes (dots and plaids anyone?), eat their favourite foods (Nutella and celery sandwich sounds yummy), use their favourite colours and play with the toys they enjoy. They are not yet afraid to stand up for themselves or their friends in an unfair situation. They are developing and expressing their individual identities without fear. They seldom worry that their peers might think they are weird or choose to not play with them because of their self-expression. But soon, maybe already, they will start to listen to the things their peers and the larger world around them are saying. Until that happens, I am going to enjoy the children's natural ability to live “out there,” fully self-expressed.
I have taught many grades, including high school, but LOVE teaching primary.