Saturday, August 23, 2008

Water Olympics

Our Primary had a Water Olympics Activity today! Since one of my callings is Activity Girls Leader, I got to go and help out, and well, play.

I was manning a station today--the Sponge Tic Tac Toe Olympic Event. Bet you didn't know it was an Olympic event! They had me draw a Tic Tac Toe board on the sidewalk with sidewalk chalk, and then they had a bucket of water that had 2 different colored sponges in it. The kids then took turns throwing a sponge and seeing if they could get a Tic Tac Toe. It was a lot of fun and hot!

So to liven up my station a little more I started getting the kids wet by wringing out the sponges on top of them. My first group was a couple of older boys and they were trying very hard to be gentlemen, but as Josh said, "I was asking for it!" By the end I was completely soaked, not an inch of me was dry. But hey I was cooler. And all the kids were soaked!

Afterwards, while I was helping to clean up my girls were plotting with their friend Charlotte. They came over and asked when can we have a play date with Charlotte so she can come over and go swimming? I told them we better go find her mom and figure out a day and time. So, we find DeAnn and they ask her and then her and I start to talk about when would be a good time. And all three girls pipe up, "How about right now? Please, please, please!" So as if we weren't wet enough, we came home and went swimming for two hours!

Lots of fun!

Girls with Mia's Sunday School teacher!

Emma doing the sweatpants in water relay! There was a pair of sweatpants in a bucket of water, the kids had to put them on run down and around on the leaders and then run back take off the sweatpants and put them back in the bucket of water for the next kid in line.

Mia doing the sweatpants in water relay!

Mia and her group playing Tic Tac Toe!

Emma and her group playing Tic Tac Toe!


Monty&Kristin said...

Looks like fun! Yeah, you were asking for it!! How funny. Our ward has an Olympics planned for two weeks from now! I wish we were doing water games...I'd steal those ideas, but since our last activity was a pool party we are going to try to stay dry for this one. That was nice of you to help!

Michelle said...

Oh man, that looks like so much fun!! And what a fun way to cool off on these HOt days.