The sun and warm temperatures of summer graced our playground build this weekend at the Grandview Housing Co-op. The mornings were cool but the volunteers quickly warmed up as the sun peaked over the top of the 3-storey building. In addition to cool temperatures, our mornings started with inquisitive kids (from the Co-op and kids of parent volunteers) who would come and inspect our work before being whisked away for a few hours of play. This was great motivation as we got to work with saws, drills, shovels, paintbrushes and measuring tape.
We took a welcome break around noon for some delicious East Van pizza and homemade food lovingly prepared by Co-op members! And whenever there’s pizza, kids are never too far behind… (more…)