Friday, August 3, 2012

ABC's of Summer-letter O!

For the letter O and in honor of The Olympics, we decided to have a few friends and cousins over for our own Olympics.

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A little video of the opening ceremony, complete with a torch and runners!

The first event was the Hurdles. Gracie was first and she did great!

Our neighbor, Penny.

Another neighbor, Daisy.

Our friend, Makaydi.

Alex

Alex and Mikaela


Benjamin is getting ready to start his run.

Benjamin

Aubrie was so fast that by the time my camera took the picture she had already jumped the hurdle!

Maddy

Mikaela

The winners of the Hurdles

Mikaela took the Gold.
Maddy took the Silver.
Aubrie took the Bronze.

The Discus was the 2nd event. Alex is just getting ready to throw it.

Penny


Gracie

Benjamin

Gracie really liked to retrieve the "discus."

Aubrie

Mikaela

Maddy

Winners of the Discus
Mikaela=Gold
Benjamin=Silver
Maddy=Bronze

The next event was the Long Jump. It was impossible to get pictures of this one and our winners were unavailable for photos. We did not tell the athletes that the winners would actually be the ones who jumped the shortest distance. He! He! Ha! Ha!

Gracie=Gold
Penny=Silver
Daisy=Bronze

The Balance Beam was next. Aubrie is really concentrating!

Gracie

Penny

Makaydi

Alex (I love how he is holding his arms out to balance himself!)

Mikaela

Daisy

Maddy

Maddy=Gold
Mikaela=Silver
Benjamin=Bronze

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Next event was the Pudding Eating Contest. The athletes had to eat their pudding with a fork and for this reason they all had to wear a bib. Enjoy the video!

Benjamin=Gold
Makaydi=Silver
Alex=Bronze

Javelin Toss was next.
Aubrie=Gold (2)
Benjamin=Silver (1)
Alex=Silver(1)
Daisy=Silver(1)

Shot Put winners
Mikaela=Gold
Maddy=Silver
Aubrie=Bronze

Enjoying a little snack of cupcakes and kool-aid! Gracie, Benjamin, Daisy, & Makaydi
Kelsey, Gracie, Mikaela, & Maddy

Mikaela & Alex

Makeydi & Alex

Benjamin, Daisy, & Makaydi

Benjamin

Kelsey & Gracie

Kelsey, Gracie, & Mikaela

Maddy & Mikaela

Kelsey, Gracie, Mikaela, & Maddy

Aubrie

Samuel slept most of the time but when he wasn't he either chilled out like this or with Kelsey.

We had so much fun even though it was super hot! Thanks to Kelsey, Maddy, Mikaela, and Aubrie for helping me out!

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