The day before school started, I was doing things around the house while the kids had a special secret meeting up in Joshua's room. Occasionally Joshua would come down and ask me to write something for him, and then he'd disappear again. Some time later, I received an invitation to a back to school party. How exciting!
The party began with the guests sitting on the bed in Joshua's room as he and Maren explained how you played each game. There were also prizes for each game, and at the end of the party, everyone would receive a back to school present from a collection of odds and ends the kids had rounded up in their rooms. The presents were nicely displayed on a pillow.
The games included the "Angry Bird Toss" where we tried to knock down towers with an angry bird, "Tower Falls" where we tried to see who could build the tallest tower in a minute without it falling over, and "Penguin Pop" where we used a penguin ball shooter to try and get a ball in a container. I thought it was quite cute and clever of them, but I didn't get many pictures since I was too busy playing the games.
|Joshua playing penguin pop.|
After the party was over, and the presents were distributed, I offered to take the kids to get cupcakes and go to a fun indoor playground, since I was feeling bad that I hadn't planned any back to school party things. Sadly, every other parent decided to take their kids to the same place for day before school fun. But the kids still had fun, even though it was crowded.
|Yay for cupcakes!|