Thursday morning, Philip’s preschool class met at the local Home Depot. The field trip was part of the current unit on “My Community.” While parent transportation to the store was required, we were specifically told that parents wouldn’t participate.
Since Philip always needs an adult with him, I thought an exception might be made in his case. However, I didn’t really want to use sick or vacation time to go to a hardware store, my mom had a doctor’s appointment, and Peter refused to spend ninety-minutes with twelve preschoolers–even at Home Depot.
I guess I never really know how Philip spends his time without me unless another adult tells me. I’m curious about Philip’s reactions to the visit. I only know that his teacher reported he enjoyed using a hammer and, when Peter picked him up, he was ready to leave.
Philip’s teacher took pictures, but we haven’t received any yet. It will depend on how they turn out. For now, here are the pictures we took of Philip that evening with the items he brought home.
He also received a paint sample that used as just another piece of scrap paper.
I hope he had a good time. This week, the “My Community” unit concludes with a field trip to one of the local grocery stores. Again, no one from the family will be joining him. I think I should send a note warning his teacher that, since cantaloupes are round like a ball, she should watch out for flying melons.
Here’s a picture that Philip’s teacher took and shared in the newsletter:
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