Do you have a young lad in your home who loves vehicles and transportation of all kinds? I think it is in their DNA.
On the way to school the other day my 4 year old son was asking about traffic lights and why we have them and stop signs and why they are red and not green (his favorite color). It occurred to me that his ever growing collection of toy cars at home are riding around like crazy without any traffic signs at all. A completely dangerous situation!
Star Balloon (pen & ink on marker paper, colorized in Gimp)
The other day I saw a star shaped red star balloon escaping in the sky. Later I drove by an open house with the same red balloons out front. Even so I couldn’t help but be reminded of one of childhood’s biggest disappointments.
Along with your ice cream scoop toppling off its cone and onto the ground, accidentally letting go of a balloon is right up there with the major tragic events of childhood!
There are certain vehicles I love to bump into when out on the road (not literally)! The other day I saw the most amazing shine new cement truck. It looked like a giant toy truck and filled me with child like excitement! So without further ado, the list…
Discovering what makes you special and learning to embrace it is the basic theme from the picture book Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal illustrated by Scott Magoon. It is told from the unique, novel, cute, and a little funny perspective of a spoon and the illustrations are a perfect match. My kids and I loved this book. And we were so excited to follow it up with Continue reading →
It’s the last day of March! Are you excited that winter is over? Are you enjoying some Out-like-a-lamb weather and looking forward to Easter (just one week away)? Are you in need of a craft to get you into the Spring Holiday spirit? Do you love handmade gifts for kids? Well then do I have just the thing for you!