Spring was the time to catch tadpoles. We kids went out back to the pond behind my grandmother's house and catch tadpoles in jars. When they grew too big for the jars, we let them go back into the pond.
Old school pencil sharpener, I remember dreading to get up and sharpen my pencil in class. Everyone looks up and watches ya and then you take the pencil out and have to turn it a different way to get the other side sharp as well.