It’s hard to believe that a whole school year has already passed. It feels like it was just yesterday when I took Ethan to his school on the first day of the school year in January, as he started his year in Nursery. And now it’s the end of the year, and he is anxiously waiting for the coming year when he would be in K1.
Yes, my boy loves going to school. And yes, he tells me that. All the time 🙂
I’m so thankful that with Ethan I don’t have to deal with tantrums and tears on why he doesn’t want to go to school, because he genuinely LOVES school.
He has made so many friends in school, and he has grown in leaps and bounds in all aspects: physically, emotionally, spiritually and socially. He started school as quite a shy guy but now his teacher tells me he is quite *noisy* in school and will volunteer information and answers quite readily. His confidence, too, has skyrocketed and he has mastered many useful skills.
In fact, I am not surprised that he looks forward to school. During the final week of the school term alone, Ethan was out on a school field trip to Sushi King, where they learnt how to make sushi, ate the sushi they made and had plain clean fun. On that day, his teacher had asked them to arrive at school before 9:00a.m. and although I was afraid we might not be able to make it on time, Ethan wasted no time in getting ready and we arrived at 15 minutes to 9:00a.m.!
And then on the last day of school, there was a school party, with water play, food and games for everyone.
How could Ethan not love school?
Well, much as he loves school, he is also enjoying his school holidays very much now. During the 1st week of the school holidays, Ethan attended a Circus School Holiday program and next week, he’s looking forward to a Science Holiday Program. Whatever it is, we’re trying to keep him occupied as much as we can, because we know he has tons of energy to expend! Besides, we all know that an idle mind is the devil’s workshop, yes?