Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Monday, June 28, 2010
"Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into." ~Henry Beecher
"If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn." ~Andrew Mason
Saturday, June 26, 2010
And again on coordinating paper, I mounted a well known quote by Forest Witcraft; one which is quite appropriate for those who work with children.
I also gave E's teacher a set of 6 clothespin, a small notebook and a giftcard to Borders. As a teacher, I would have liked the gift; I hope she did too!
Friday, June 25, 2010
Thursday, June 24, 2010
The kids cooled off in the pool and in case of flash flooding,
Our Lil' Snappers were quite loopy on the way home, but both of them fell asleep very quickly so it made the loopiness worthwhile...well kinda.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
"The desire for self-expression afflicts people when they feel there is something of themselves which is not getting through to the outside world. "
The outside world sees you E, loud and clear. Love you little man!
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Little Miss is ALWAYS picking "beautiful flowers" for me. Love her!
“My my, hey hey Rock and roll is here to stay”
*Some of these pictures have wacky coloring; I really should edit them better before posting, but I'm too tired and I'm thinking it goes along with the Rock N' Roll theme.
Monday, June 14, 2010
“It is better to create than to be learned, creating is the true essence of life”
-Barthold Georg Niebuhr
Saturday, June 12, 2010
The only supplies needed:
The finished chair.
Here is Little Miss' creation; I believe this is Memere and Pepere's house, including all the rooms.
and E peeking through his tractor trailer truck
Now, to get to the reason behind the question mark in my title. This project did not go quite according to plan and the pictures are deceiving. E had several mini melt-downs while trying to create his elaborate visions. Unfortunately, I think the marshmallows were too soft and things were toppling over ...not good! We put the marshmallows in the refrigerator and hope to try again.
The empty Ritz cracker box served as reinforcement for the truck.
In the end I think everyone had fun, but it was a little rough for a while.
NOTE: I originally used plain toothpicks for the project, but the colored ones added some fun whimsy.
Friday, June 11, 2010
Thursday, June 10, 2010
There is more information about Robins here if you're interested; it really is amazing. Most hatch and are out of the nest in less that 2 weeks.