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Song Information

When I Was Five is a beautiful song talking about the beauty of our lives changing and the ability we all have to try something new for our future instead. Our hopes and dreams can change over the years, and that’s okay. Allowing children to dream about not only a dream career but what their lives will look like as a whole in the future is a creative way to create hope for the days ahead.

Supplies Needed

  • Printable provided
  • Markers


  1. Have children color the picture as themselves in their chosen profession
  2. You can also ask them to finish the scene with what they think their lives will look like as adults with this job

As you work on this craft, listen to When I Was Five

Conversation starters

  • What is your dream job?
  • What do you think adults do?
  • What is your favorite subject in school?
  • What do you think your first job will be?
  • If you can teach one subject, what subject would you like to teach?

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