I posed this question to my 2nd and 3rd graders today. I can't wait to make a display of all their wonderful answers! Here is my favorite:
(because there are fun adventures that make your brain happy). Did that make everyone else happy in their teacher hearts???
My other favorite was one of Michelle's 2nd graders who said reading is important "because it gives you knowledge and knowledge is power". I should have taken a pic of his very creative spelling of knowledge :)