This year's school Olympics was held in the gymnasium on May 19th. It rained the day after that so the plan of having it outside was not possible as it was very wet outside. It turned out great because it was a bit chilly ou0t that day and it's more comfortable inside for all of us.
EJ is very competitive so he always look forward for this event. It is a nice way of ending the school year, to have all the adrenaline poured out by playing games. I am glad that the school does this. IT reminds me of my childhood, we used to have an annual intramural in school and it was a lot of fun. Our intramural takes one week because we have so many sporting events being participated by all students.
He reached the finished line first on the 50 meter dash but was disappointed that he was named second lol. I told him it is okay, as long as he had fun, that's all that matters.
Rylie just want to have fun during school Olympics so she doesn't really care if she wins or not. Surprisingly, she won third place on the spoon race.
The kids are now enjoying their school break. We plan on going on long walks again now that they are off from school. We started today, we went to Starvaggi park and played tennis then came back. So we walked 2.8 miles today.
I love school activities that keep the kids active and interested in sports. It's nice to see your kids participating in such events!ReplyDelete
ah... i miss those school activities.. i've always been an active athlete during my youth days.ReplyDelete
Indeed, EJ is so competitive! Glad to see your kids enjoying their school olympics!ReplyDelete
What an awesome sounding day of activities, sounds like everyone had such a great time.ReplyDelete
What a cool event. Our elementary has something similar, but not the same. I love to see kids actively engaged and having fun together!ReplyDelete
It's so nice to see kids playing and getting the proper exercise that they need. It's so important for kids to be healthy.ReplyDelete
It had to be far more comfortable having the event indoors as opposed to outside with the weather conditions you shared at the opening of the post. The children all seemed to have such a great time participating in the variety of activities.ReplyDelete
Its so great when schools get kids involved in physical programs such as these. I believe it is so important and teaches them skills in life. Not only that, the kids have such a great timeReplyDelete
It's great when kids get involved in sports and physical exercises. I'm always encouraging my girls to be active and get up and move every day.ReplyDelete
I remember when my kids were in their school olympics years ago! It looks like everyone had a lot of fun.ReplyDelete
It looks like the kids had a great day! It is awesome that schools hold fun events like this to keep the kids active and excited to learn.ReplyDelete
It is so cool that your school does this. The events must have been challenging and fun!ReplyDelete
I'm glad to see there's still PE in school. I know of some children that said theirs is done online! How can PE be done online, I wonder!?ReplyDelete
This is so cool, I love to see kids being kids. Out there just having fun and participating in sports. I wish I had played sports when I was a kid.ReplyDelete
That was so much of fun and laughter - it reminds me way back in school and I sort of miss those moments, haha!ReplyDelete
School Olympics looks so fun!! I love when kids have fun and when they get some excursive when doing it. Great post!!!ReplyDelete
How fun! We call this Field Day here in Texas. When I was a kid it was just events like this, but my kids get to do things like water play as well now.ReplyDelete
Looks like they are having a great time. That's a great idea about School Olympics.ReplyDelete
Awww how lovely, its the participation that counts but as kids sometimes we want to win all the time.ReplyDelete