Monday, April 26, 2010

Alexander's Special Day

My boy and I love baking cookies together. It's a special time for the two of us where we can escape the rest of the family and have some quality mommy/son time together. The best part? Why licking the beaters, of course!

At Alexander's preschool, each child gets a "Special Day." The staff goes all out to incorporate whatever "thing" the child deems 'special.' Some kids have picked Star Wars, or letters, or firefighting as their special thing. Alexander picked ships. His teachers did such a great job in finding activities with a ship theme, and he was a smiley, happy boy.

One of the activities of the day was Shuffle Board, a game typically played on cruise ships of course.

Ships and boats of every shape and size were all over the room!

Pirate Ships represented!

and the project for the day? Making a captain's spy glass was the task at hand. Later, he had the ship's special, including a peanut butter sandwich cut into the shape of a ship (complete with smoke stacks and red crosses) making it a replica of the Britannic. The kid was in Heaven!