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Sunday, November 14, 2010

Sundays in My City--Kickball

This week my big kids taught my little kids how to play kickball.


I'm grateful we have a large property with plenty of room for the kids to run around.


We used chairs as bases so the kids could get the concept of stopping at each base.


Theresa (4 years) did very well. She played the game with a huge grin on her face.


Just a tiny kick. Better run, Theresa!

Safe on her chair!


Some of the kids got very comfortable and like all beginning players tended to get distracted when on the bases. This is Chola.


Here is Queenie with a big kick.


And she's off!


Troy crouching into position--trying to get an out.


And it's back to pitching

Aside from a few tears and frustrations, the kids picked up on the game quite well. They got plenty of exercise and are learning important team playing lessons as well as getting coordinated. I'm really proud of my big kids for organizing this game.

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9 comments:

  1. Wonderful! I love seeing kids outside playing! The chairs are a great idea too.

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  2. Love the photos. The kids are so beautiful.

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  3. Kick ball was one of my favorite games as a kid. It looks like your kiddos had a fun time!

    Happy SIMC, jj

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  4. This put a big smile on my face. I love the chairs as bases.

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  5. That just looks wonderful! And how clever to use the chairs.

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  6. Awww... adorable photos. Thanks for sharing these moments. have a great week,
    CJR

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  7. They look so happy. You've got a great group all around!

    xoxo

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  8. I love to stop in at your blog to read your stories (kitchen lady and candy stealing, etc.) and check out the pics! Blessings!

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