Going Up the Slide… No Bullies Showed Up!

Slides , Sand and the Law of Gravity

There once was a place that had a beautiful wood and metal play structure put in for the children. This structure was so amazing with jumpy bridges, twisty poles to slide down on… a wide wide slide… and a zip line. The adults were thoughtful about planting for shade and for preserving a beloved old climbing tree by building the structure around it. The structure took up most of the yard… and of course, it was cemented into the ground.

The children were impressed. They ran right out to that yard and  climbed the tree, slid down the slide, jumped on the jumpy bridge, screeched with delight… and then settled into the real work that children on a yard will do, if allowed….

Here’s what happened…

A crew was formed with buckets and shovels. The task at hand was to fill the slide up all the way to the top…

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About cthebean

Educator, musician, social justice activist...and now a blogger. Children deserve unflinching support from adults.....they deserve nothing less. All kids . Everybody's kids. Everywhere.
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