It's the end of the school year here, and my son is graduating elementary school. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of events... field trips, ceremonies, parties, parades.
Not every school is alike, I discovered. In the next town over, one of my son's friends has a very different end-of-school tradition. It has to do with science and I can't get it out of my mind!
Everyone in this child's school gets a shoebox and an egg. The egg is to be encased in the box, wrapped in whatever the child chooses (except for bubble wrap and packing peanuts... too easy!). The boxes are taken to the roof of the school and dropped to the sidewalk below. The idea is to wrap your egg to survive the fall. The contest goes through rounds until one final egg survives unbroken.
I have a sidewalk beneath my office window... hmmmm. Sounds like a great summer activity to me!