"Look Mom! I have glasses!!!"
(I'm not sure what the purple stripe down his nose was supposed to be.)
At least he did it before his bath...and they were only magic markers. Wouldn't that have been a great first impression?
The kid who wasn't too sure about this whole going-to-Kindergarten thing, but exclaimed on the second day when I picked him up - "Mom! Tool is fun after all!" and has had a good time ever since.
I have to remind him of that on mornings when he is wanting to play Super Mario Brothers and stay in his pajamas. "I don't want to go to tool!" usually comes out of his mouth at least a couple of times a week, but once he's dressed and eaten his chocolate chip Eggo waffles, he's ready to get on that bus! I think the bus is his favorite part.
Still, this is also the kid that when the teacher said to the class, "If you like Kindergarten, you may go get your backpacks," he stayed sitting on the rug. Knowing my boy, I had to laugh when his teacher mentioned it when she called last week to let me know how he was doing. At least he was honest, right?
When I asked him about it, he told me he was the only one who didn't go get his backpack.
"But why, buddy? You always have fun!"
"But I don't get to be with you," he says. That kid knows how to work it.
I think he does like it - despite this little episode. As his teacher said, "He must still be trying to decide."
Let's just hope that enrolling him in this extra thirty minute "extended day" program doesn't put him over the edge. Since K is only two and a half hours, the school offers an enrichment time for extra literacy and math instruction - aka "Kindergarten Club". It would be good for him since he doesn't really want to work on his letters with mom. (Believe me, I've tried.) Noah wasn't too keen on the whole idea until I
Sometimes a mom's gotta do what a mom's gotta do, right?
I admit though, I am sitting here kind of worried about it...obviously, blogging about it...and just waiting until I can go and pick him up....and hoping that he liked it okay.
We shall see...