Kite Day fun, even without wind

Jayden Terry, 4, runs with a kite behind him in an effort to get it aloft. Terry, along with other schoolmates from Jefferson City DayCare, attended Week of the Young Child’s Kite Day. The event was on the grounds of Southwest Early Childhood Center on St. Mary’s Boulevard.

Jayden Terry, 4, runs with a kite behind him in an effort to get it aloft. Terry, along with other schoolmates from Jefferson City DayCare, attended Week of the Young Child’s Kite Day. The event was on the grounds of Southwest Early Childhood Center on St. Mary’s Boulevard. Photo by Julie Smith.

The lack of wind turned Kite Day into an additional play day for those attending.

The annual Kite Day on Tuesday was for children from area daycare centers. However, with the lack of wind, organizers helped those they could get their kites off the ground while others took advantage of the play area at the Southwest Early Childhood Center.

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Donna Scheidt, director of Jefferson City Day Care, said Week of the Young Child activities helped to reinforce that keeping children active is vital.

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