Memories Made at the Beach
“Life is Better in Flip Flops” ~ anonymous
This week our regular park day was held at beautiful and spacious 63rd Street Beach in Chicago. Swimming, sand building, and lakeside napping were all activities enjoyed by co-opers on this sunny day. If you happen to be riding your bike down Lake Shore Drive this past Thursday, you may have spotted co-opers throwing their little bodies into the giant turtle sandbox that this particular beach offers. Maybe you would have seen a swarm of them splashing in the cool, shallow waters of the lake. You may even have spotted a giant hole carved out of the surf by a couple of our ambitious architects. Imaginative sand creations spontaneously created by co-opers were displayed along the shore of Lake Michigan. As a group of young collaborators were busy building in the sand, one declared “This is where I live!” After a warm day of frolicking in the sun, braving through waves of algae, and visiting friends~ we packed up our beach blankets waving our good-byes and looking forward to next week’s park day adventure.
Get inspired by some spectacular sand sculptures, here.