Todd is Five (Month 10)

Todd at ~5 Years, 9 months old – May 29, 2020

AGE 5, MONTH 10
MAY 21 – JUN 20 (2020)

HOME ENTERTAINMENT

  • Movie: Looney Tunes: Back in Action (he likes getting dressed & acting out scenes)
  • Todd loves his stuffed animal cats & her talks about wanting a cat
  • Eric & I like watching Nick Zentner’s live stream geology talks @ 6pm T-Th and 9am Sat/Sun
  • “Kid’s day” was 6/13: we set up our new family Xbox
  • Xbox game: Game Beast
  • Todd said:
    • “Come, on!”
    • “It’s your own dang fault”
    • he kept using the word “literally” (6/10)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbIWhkYKWTA

“SCREEN” PLAY

  • Favorite game apps: Minecraft (MC), Hello Neighbor (HN)
  • Watching RonaldOMG (YouTube) play MC or HN while Todd plays MC or HN
  • He likes to pretend he’s making YouTube videos of himself playing video games (imitating RonaldOMG)
  • Todd said, “Geez, this is epic” (playing MC- he was finding a lot of things)

OUTSIDE PLAY

  • Playing in the sprinklers (5x)
  • Outside play / playing on the deck & riding his little trike
  • Visiting the resident cat, “Chloe”
Playing in the sprinkler – May 23, 2020
Playing in sprinklers – May 23, 2020
May 24, 2020
Goofy face – May 28, 2020
Todd with Chloe – June 2, 2020

FUN ACTIVITIES

  • U-pick strawberry picking at Annie’s (5/22)
  • Eric & Todd went to the Cashmere pump track & Eastmont park (6/16)
Picking strawberries at Annie’s – May 22, 2020

KINDERGARTEN

  • Mondays: New packet pick-up & “Pizza Monday” (getting Todd a personal pan pizza, sauce only)
  • Tuesdays: meetings with his teacher @ 10AM & small group @ 11AM
  • See video below for Todd’s line in the class kindergarten poem. Todd had “G is for great friends…”
  • Todd’s last week of school was 6/8 – 6/12
  • Kindergarten graduation (6/11) & I got him the Mr. Marvelous book
  • Last official day of school was 6/12 – new stuffed kitty from Safeway
  • See post, “Kindergarten Graduation 2020
Todd’s dream catcher – May 21, 2020
Todd’s kindergarten graduation – June 11, 2020

HIKING

Hiking at Red Hill – May 23, 2020
Todd at Leavenworth Ski Hill – June 7, 2020
Todd playing with his figures at the viewpoint @ Leavenworth Ski Hill – June 7, 2020
Todd & Elisa on the Castle Rock trail – June 13, 2020

BIKING

  • We biked around our home (10x)
  • We biked to St. Joe’s (2x)
  • Biking on the loop trail (E. Wenatchee section) & throwing rocks down by the river (2x)
  • We biked around Lincoln Rock SP then Todd played at Eastmont park (6/14)
  • Elisa- mtb @ Squilchuck 4.46 miles / 4.99 mph (5/25)
  • Elisa- mtb @ Squilchuck 6.97 miles / 5.14 mph (6/10)
Todd tries some flat trail riding – May 24, 2020
May 24, 2020
May 24, 2020
May 27, 2020
Elisa at Lincoln Rock SP – June 14, 2020
Eric & Todd biking at Lincoln Rock SP – June 14, 2020

TRIP TO BEND, OREGON

  • We drove to Bend on 6/19 & returned home on 6/23
  • See the upcoming post, “Trip to Bend (June 2020)” (coming next month!)
Columbia River – June 19, 2020

FOOD NOTES

  • Todd loves eating raw red pepper now!
  • Take-out: Burger King, Chipotle (3x)
Todd eating his nachos – May 22, 2020

SLEEP

  • Todd likes to make a different ‘fort’ on his bed each night to sleep under
  • He loves the “Mr.” books & we read 2 of them every night; he cracks up to Mr. Wrong
  • His before bed ‘game’ is typically playing with his Minecraft Lego scene
  • Another game is we both launch Hot Wheels toward each other on a portion of track & then act out ‘slow motion replays’ of them
  • Sleepovers in my room (5x)
  • On 6/10 he wanted to make some instructional videos like I was doing for my work in the school district

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