For our second year, my friend Emily and I are doing a homeschool-preschool co-op for our kids. (Somehow, I don’t think I’ve blogged about this at all but it’s been a great part of our week for the past year and a couple months!) Today, we were learning about blue whales and as part of that, we went outside to mark on the street how long a blue whale actually is. They can grow up to 100 feet. This turns out to be REALLY big! I couldn’t find any sidewalk chalk so we improvised with rocks and pink paper every 25 feet.
Walking from head to tail, you will notice that all four children declined my request to say “hi”.
It also takes a long time to run the length of a blue whale.
We also made blue whales out of cups, complete with blow hole spray.
P.S. Lest you be concerned about the safety of all our children, rest assured that we were on a one-way street that has very little traffic, which comes from the tail direction. We were A-OK! 🙂