There’s a splash pad down the street from our house. We usually bike by it, but we’ve never stopped to play — it’s been a pretty cold summer and we have our own ways of getting wet. But yesterday on the way to the grocery store we parked our bike trailer and went to play with the water jets.
Devon was cautious at first, but it only took him a few minutes to start swatting at the water and running through the jets. He was energized at how much the other kids screamed as they chased each other through the waterfalls.
In no time at all we were both a wet, happy mess, and we cancelled our trip to the grocery store in favour of more splashing: