Kindergarten Countdown

It’s hard to believe that John will be heading off to Kindergarten next month.  NEXT MONTH.  Yikes!

Around these parts, we count down to all of the things littles look forward to… Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, you get my drift.  So it’s only fitting that we’d count down to the day the PCP first steps foot on that big yellow bus.  *wipes tear from eyes* In the vein of schooling and learning, I developed an alphabet based Kindergarten Countdown of activities for the twenty-six days before the first day of classes.

And in the event that you can’t read mine above, here are our activities by letter of the alphabet:

fly paper airplanes
pick up shells at the beach
catch lightening bugs
decorate cookies
explore the creek
go fishing
lie in the grass and look at stars
play hop scotch
make and eat ice cream
bake pie in a jar
breakfast at Krispy Kreme
Learn to tie your shoes
roast marshmallows
go on a nature walk
open a lemonade stand
picnic at the playground
paint a masterpiece with Q-Tips
ride bikes
learn the electric slide
tie-dye a t-shirt
read under a tree
tend to our vegetable garden
have fun in the water
X marks the spot pirate adventure
learn to yo-yo
use the zip-line


I have a couple of weeks before we start but figured I’d share it with y’all now in case you want to play along.  There’s no reason not to send the littles back to school with twenty-six days worth of fun filled memories in the coffer!

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