I have always had good things to say about my child’s toddler school. Its name, Rainbow School, is perfect because aside from the obvious (students of different colors), Rainbow makes a kid’s life colorful. They have really interesting activities, games, songs, and artwork. One of the things I also love about it are the end-of-quarter get-togethers.
First quarter at Rainbow has just wrapped up (schoolyear begins in August), and the theme for the end-of-quarter get-together was Our Family. Here’s what Raviv wore on that day:
And here’s a closer look at the details:
- sky-blue long-sleeved polo (rolled up for a more rugged look) from Gingersnaps
- mustard yellow shorts with matching belt from Rustan’s Jr.
- blue sneakers from Tough Kids (available at SM Dept. Store)
- gray, plaid newsboy cap from SM Dept. Store
And although I have posted what our family presented on my own wardrobe diary entry on this day, indulge me because I’ll link it again. Produkto po ito ng pagpapaka-creative ko, at ng talento ng isa sa paborito kong protégé na si Paul Sargei Azurin. It’s not really bongga but I was just glad it was quite unique and that the other families surely got to know us better. Here it is:
Thank you for watching! 🙂
Now, here are some snapshots of Raviv and his classmates/schoolmates during the family day:
The kids huddled together while waiting for the program to begin…ang Raviv, parang pumoporma sa American classmates n’ya. Kita n’yo ang nagpapa-cute na ngiti?
The kids performing. Mukha lang leader si Raviv but really, he just stepped to the front and did nothing but smile. Nakow! Anak, hindi lahat nadadaan sa pagpapa-cute!
This family day is one of my favorites because my usually reserved and shy boys (these are Randy and Raviv for you, ladies and gentlemen) actually mingled. Lalo na si Raviv. You know, my heart used to break in the past when Raviv would not play with the other kids during get-togethers. He’d just always rather stay beside us. That’s sweet of him, preferring his folks over his friends BUT I want him to have fun with other kids. While the other kids would run around, he’d just stay with us. But not today! 🙂
See, four days before the family day was the parent-teacher conference. Raviv’s teacher had good words about him. She said Raviv was a good boy and very participative. The only time they’d have problems was he and his classmate Marcus would be together. See, Raviv and Marcus are both active boys. So Marcus + Raviv in class = disaster. Haha! No, I was exaggerating. Takbo raw nang takbo at ikot nang ikot and dalawang bagets!
With this in mind, I had an idea: I led Raviv to Marcus.
At first, Raviv did not want to play without me. So I indulged him and ran with him and Marcus and company.
And before I knew, BOOM! I witnessed first hand what Raviv’s teacher was talking about. Napanis ang kalikutan ng ibang bata sa kalikutan nina Raviv and Marcus!
Raviv and Marcus were inseparable! Randy and I, and Marcus’s parents also enjoyed watching them have that much fun! When we said we were going, they’d refuse to stay still and separate!
Marcus’s dad and I have had small talks when we fetch our kids from school, because we have common friends. Our dads were also classmates when they were getting their master’s degree in UP. But on this day, Marcus’s mom and I also talked. We recognized we had something in common and we needed each other: our sons had no playmates at home, and they cannot contain their kalikutan! A playdate started to brew, and I’m sure the kids are so looking forward to this!