Took DS1 to his first soccer practice yesterday. It was very informal, a class for 3-6 year olds offered by the city parks & rec department. There was one "coach" (just a lady who worked in the office) and about 12 kids. They even let DS2 participate
Well, DS1 was being his usual spacey, non-participating self. He's not much of a joiner, so he was off looking for acorns, carrying the soccer balls around, and chasing "T-rexes" in the bushes. Completely not listening to the teacher or doing any of the soccer drills.
Here's my question: What is my role in keeping him focused? I don't want to overstep my bounds and try to be the coach/teacher, but I was definitely instructing DS1 to listen to the teacher and to participate in the exercises. With his spacey attitude, it sometimes felt like I was constantly reminding him to listen and telling him to kick the ball, etc.
Am I supposed to help him stay on task, or am I supposed to just let the coach handle it?