They wanted her attention because she had taken a measuring tape out to the playground. She was helping the riders measure how long their skids were.
What a great impromptu lesson in measurement! Their interest and motivation could not have been higher.
|Evan's early skid|
|Kaden points to the endpoint of his curving skid mark.|
|After while we started to write down the measurements. Jax poses near his 9' 6" skid.|
|Evan managed a 17 footer.|
This is the kind of math "lesson" that sticks to the ribs.
Hearing the excited cries of "Mrs. Zell" was music to my ears.