Friday, November 18, 2011

Field Trip Friday ~ Firemen

Chestnut Grove Academy Field Trip Friday Blog Hop
It wasn't really a Field Trip but it was pretty cool! Last week we took the kids, Grandma and Papa and went to look at the house we are trying to buy and to buy everyone some badly needed clothes. Well, we stopped for lunch at the Chick-fil-A in Queen Creek, Arizona. The kids were upset when we left and Monkey was crying because we didn't have time for them to play in the play area. As we were crossing the parking lot to our van a fire truck pulled in and Monkey's eyes lit up! The firemen saw my upset children and how they couldn't stop staring at the fire truck. One of the firemen (the one in the photo below) asked if the kids wanted to get inside the truck. The tears stopped immediately and the smiles were huge. Then he asked if they wanted a sticker. Of course they said yes but remained seated in the truck. He told them they could have a sticker if they got out of the truck.  :) I think it is so awesome that these 4 firemen took the time out of their day (and delayed their lunch) for my kids. It totally made the kids' day!


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  1.  Wow how fun.  I bet they were so excited. That was really kind of the fire fighters to take the time for your kids.

  2. that is awesome!  Thanks for linking up!  (and for telling me my linky was all screwy...twice!  hahaha)

  3. AdventuresinHomeEducatingNovember 18, 2011 at 7:15 PM

    :) Anytime! 

  4. AdventuresinHomeEducatingNovember 18, 2011 at 7:16 PM

    The kids were super excited! The firefighters were awesome! :)

  5. How kind!  That's great that they took a few minutes of their time to cheer up your kids!

  6. What an awesome display of kindness!  Thank you for sharing with us over at NOBH!


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