Second Graders Sing Kelsea Ballerini for Their ‘Brain Break’ [Watch]
Learning is hard work, so one second grade class in Columbus, Ohio, takes a "brain break" every school day to give themselves time to unwind. This clip finds the seven and 8-year-olds in a singalong to a Kelsea Ballerini song with an especially positive message.
Sitting on the carpet in teacher Jay Alexander's colorful classroom, the kids sing the words to "Square Pegs" while the lyrics are projected onto a screen. "You can be what they say, you can be a cliche / You can tear up the box, and throw it away / Everybody gotta be themselves / Everybody gotta dream out loud," the kids belt, even adding their own hand gestures for emphasis.
Ballerini saw the sweet video on Twitter and couldn't help but comment. "Be still my heart," she wrote in response to the teacher, who posted it. Mr. Alexander even invited the rising country star to come to their class for a live singalong, telling her, "Stop in and we'll sing it for ya! ;)"
The "Peter Pan" singer won't be in Columbus this year, but on Sept. 25 she'll be making a pitstop in New Albany, a short drive away. Ballerini will be busy during her time in the state, however — she's performing at the New Albany Classic, the 19th annual grand prix!
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