Sunday, August 2, 2009

Bicycle! (safety)

Cady Gray got a new bike helmet with knee and elbow pads at Safety Town camp this past week, and she couldn't wait to try them out. Here's how it went down.

Sweetie, the first rule of safety is to open your eyes.

The rule she learned is: look left-right-left, then listen for sirens. Here she demonstrates the listening part, paradoxically by putting her hands over her ears.

We're finally underway, and looking good.

It's a constant battle between practicing balance, which causes the eyes to drift down toward the wheels, and watching where you're going, which requires eyes forward.

Speed! I ... Am ... SPEED!

Now we're getting the hang of it!

One, two, three, SAFETY!

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