Grandpa Coburn is here again for his annual visit. We started the visit out with some good ole fashion playground time. The girls are always happy to have someone new to show off their abilities to. And Grandpa is more then happy to give them their due “Oohs and Aahs.”
Papa, Papa, look at me!
The main reason for the visit was RMCA day, also known as grandparents day at our school. The girls always really love showing Grandpa around their classroom and showing off their various projects. Kayla is currently enrolled in Moms Day Out 2 days a week. Her teachers put together a great little open house adventure area for the kids. It was so cute. She got to plant her very own flower and decorate the pot.
There was a face painting station…
A dried pasta play table. Grandpa loved this idea. He thought this was a great non messy hands on table.
We were blessed with great teachers this year. We are definitely going to miss them.
After the open house we were lead to the auditorium where each class gave a presentation to all the visiting family. Our school teaches using a classical education approach which means the kids learn lots of chants or songs to help them learn various science, history or other facts. Its amazing how much this helps in memorization skills. Kayla held out decently during the presentations. Granpda kept her busy with his iPhone games. And she liked seeing her sisters on stage and would wave and scream so that they knew she was there. The other kids she was not so excited about. After each class finished she would yell out “Goodbye Poopy” as they exited the stage. That’s my girl!
At noon the school caters a great lunch for everyone provided by one of our school families who owns the local Pasta Jays Restaurant. It is a great little italian joint in downtown Boulder. Always a favorite stop for us. After lunch the school broke out into various activity stations. There were jump houses, inflatable obstacle courses, those big balls the kids climb into and run around, face painting, portrait studios, etc, etc. Kayla especially liked the sugar candy art project. Our school always goes way out for this family day. And we are always so happy to have Grandpa around to show off our school. Until next year!