Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Eli's Preschool Outing

I took last Friday off and went with Eli on his first preschool outing. The class went to one of his teachers homes. She has a horse and a rabbit and a pond with tadpoles.
We had a lot of fun. We went on a nature walk around the pond and collecting things that we thought were special (Eli picked dandelions). We had a scavenger hunt and a cook out.
The pictures above are during circle time when the teacher read about tadpoles and how they turn into frogs.

Eli absolutely loves preschool, but I'm afraid he is one of the little boys known for mischief. He has a lot of energy and doesn't like to sit still. I'm hoping that he will mellow out over the summer and do a better job of paying attention when he should next year.

It was wonderful to see him with so many little friends who are his age. He has learned so much just in the past three months he's been in preschool. He has started to color and draw all of the time. He's doing better with recognizing his letters and numbers. Tomorrow is his snack day and the theme is the beach. So we are bringing ice cream sandwiches!


Isabella's Mommy and Daddy said...

Looks like you both had a WONDERFUL Time..
I am sure he will mellow out over the summer. he will be tooo busy teaching and playing with Sophia..
Have a great week..

Kim K. said...

How much fun. I'm glad you were able to join his class. I can't wait to see him playing with Sophia. Thinking of you often!!!

sweet momma luv u said...

Sounds like a perfect day to spend time with him. It looks has if the day was gorgeous too. I love those sunny days!

Have a great day tomorrow!

Fliss and Mike Adventures said...

That is what Preschool is all about... hahaha

Patricia/NYC said...

So...seems Eli & his "soul sister" share more than a birthday!! lol!
Must be a "Dec. 6th" thing... ;)

I'm hoping Kiara mellows out a bit this summer too! Sometimes I feel like I have 5 children!! lol!

Gail said...

How great that you could go along! Eli's such a cutie!

OH MY #6 said...

I LOVE ice cream sandwiches!


Linda said...

Look how interested Eli is in everything!!! He is such a smart boy... Boys are different then girls as they seem to have more energy and interest in things.
Happy you could share this day with him.
Can't wait for journey to China to start... Linda

The Byrd's Nest said...

Ummm.....I have a child prone to mischief myself....they are entertaining and fun...I love it!

Sounds like a great great day!

Truly Blessed said...

You're singing my song -- I had one of "those" kids also! A naughty boy, indeed! Don't worry, he's turned out just fine and his mischeviousness ended with pre-school.

Glad you had a good time with your precious Eli...

Amy said...

What a special day for you to be able to share with Eli.

Don't worry. Boys, in general, have a more difficult time settling into a classroom routine in the early years. I would consider it a very healthy sign. :)

Calico Sky said...

I'm really pleased you got to experience this with him, I'm sure he'll remember you were there! Those ice cream sandwiches sound delicious :0)