//Signs of Summer; Do You Remember?

Signs of Summer; Do You Remember?

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It’s almost over. our Summer Scapes and Summer Days Programs are winding to an end on Friday.  While it lasted, we shared some of the simple pleasures of summer.  Do you remember?

the softness of a big red ball and the satisfaction of getting it, carrying it around?

. . .the softness of a big red ball and the satisfaction of getting it, carrying it around?

 

. . .the smell of lantana. . .and how fast the stuff grows?

. . .the smell of lantana. . .and how fast the stuff grows?

 

. . .waiting for a turn with friends?

. . .waiting for a turn with friends?

 

. . .what it feels like to hang upside-down?

. . .what it feels like to hang upside-down?

 

. . .how hard it can be to learn a simple thing like which way your hands go for a safe back-bend?

. . .how hard it can be to learn a simple thing like which way your hands go for a safe back-bend?

 

. . .getting in a huddle?

. . .getting in a huddle?

 

. . .watching the action from behind the flowers?

. . .watching the action from behind the flowers?

 

. . .learning how to get on the tricycle?

. . .learning how to get on the tricycle?

 

. . .learning how to get your tricycle up a hill?

. . .figuring out how to get your tricycle up a hill?

 

. . .how refreshing a drink can be when you're really thirsty?

. . .how refreshing a drink can be when you’re really thirsty?

 

. . .the powerful feeling that you are in balance?

. . .the powerful feeling that you are in balance?

 

. . .making faces together and giggling?

. . .making faces together and giggling?

 

. . .how cold the water feels at first on a hot day?

. . .how cold the water feels at first on a hot day?

 

. . .getting wet moving the sprinkler?

. . .getting wet moving the sprinkler?

 

. . .seeing the connection between   the hose and the sprinkler?

. . .seeing the connection between the hose and the sprinkler?

 

. . .the security of doing something new with a friend?

. . .the security of doing something new with a friend?

 

. . .crazy new variations on water toys every summer?

. . .crazy new variations on water toys every summer?

 

. . .setting out the towels to dry on the hot pavement?

. . .setting out the towels to dry on the hot pavement?

 

. . .all the simple "stuff" you like for outside?

. . .all the simple “stuff” you like for outside?

 

. . .the sandbox?

. . .the sandbox?

 

. . .packing the sand before turning the bucket upside down?

. . .packing the sand before turning the bucket upside down?

 

. . . showing a new tooth?

. . . showing a new tooth?

 

. . .bending the rules on the slide just a little?

. . .bending the rules on the slide just a little?

 

 

. . . moments of random discovery about materials and tools?

. . . moments of random discovery about materials and tools?

 

. . .someone who is just like a Spidee?

. . .someone who is just like a Spidee?

 

. . . walking in to cool down?

. . . walking in to cool down?

 

. . .caring for a class canary during the vacation?

. . .caring for a class canary during the vacation?

 

. . .discovering that your seeds have grown into nice, fat seedlings?

. . .discovering that your seeds have grown into nice, fat seedlings?

 

. . .cooling down with a nice picture book on the floor?

. . .cooling down with a friend and a picture book on the floor?

 

. . . hearing the teacher say that you just had a very good idea?

. . . hearing the teacher say that you just had a very good idea?

 

. . .the cool floor on your bare feet?

. . .the cool floor on your bare feet?

 

. . .a chance to paint whatever you want?

. . .a chance to paint whatever you want?

 

. . .a tiny little power nap?

. . .a tiny little power nap?

 

. . .listening to someone older read a story?

. . .listening to a good reader share a favorite story?

 

. . .playing Peepie?

. . .playing Peepie?

 

. . . putting on a jacket and pulling up the hood?

. . . putting on a jacket and pulling up the hood?

 

. . .having an older child to follow?

. . .having an older child to follow?

 

If you remember, then you know why we are a little reluctant to let go of these hazy, muggy days of work and play.

 

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2017-11-14T22:22:40+00:00By |Summer Story|