Their assignments are completed. Their textbooks are cleaned and put away.
They now get to spend the afternoon playing old fashion board games they brought for home.
They remind me of Jackson as they spread out underneath my make-shift sew area.
After the kids leave Friday, I still have three work /snow make-up days ahead. So, when my cooperating teacher suggested we use our "collaboration day" to sew our class quilts together, I jumped at the opportunity! As I set up, found myself watching others play across the classroom from me. I was humored to see that though some were busy with their board games, I couldn't help but smile as I watched the others who got together and are yes, playing school! LOL!!!
This is "the principal" below at his "pretend" computer. I tried hard to not laugh out-loud , as they were quite serious as they are playing! I mean his little fingers are just "typing" away and I finally chuckled out-loud as I heard him announce: "Oh my, I have announcement to tell the school: Mrs Reynold's class just won this week's contest."
In this modern day of technology, I can not tell you how refreshing it is to watch them all play so cooperatively and imaginatively together!! Note to self: Some of the board games these seven year olds like included: The Game of Life, Rainbow Jumbling Tower, Fibber, Candy Land, Don't Wake Daddy, and Rock Em', Sock Em' Boxing. So fun!