BC: It's the little things that make life beautiful.
FC: It's the little things that make life beautiful | Spring Break 2011
1: Today we started the morning with a nature walk... we were collecting items to make imprints in clay! | Monday March 14, 2011
2: "Good times are even better when they are shared" | Picking Leaves | Walking
3: Dylan, Emily, Skyler, Hayden and Kian on our walk | Skyler and Hayden | They collected leaves, sticks, shells, acorns and much more! | Unfortunately, there was a bit of an accident towards the end of our walk. This is a letter from Kian to Skyler.
4: We got out the clay... | to create their own flower pots!
5: They molded the clay from blocks to pots! | And let the kids play...
6: Emily enjoyed taking the pictures!
7: Backyard fun in the pool!! | Unfortunately Skyler was taking a nap and missed out!
8: "When the pots were dry... they got to paint them...
10: After dinner we went out on the dock to watch the beautiful sunset!
11: Skyler, Kian and Hayden all had a bath night at Kian's... since we don't have a bathtub... They loved it! | BATH!
12: Tuesday March 15, 2011 Today we read the book"The Quiltmakers Gift" | It was a story about a woman who made quilts for the poor. She made beautiful quilts, but would not sell them. | Each quilt was unique and beautifully made. we had the kids make a paper quilt square of their own. then we put them together and created a friendship quilt! | This is the completed Friendship quilt made by, Emily, Skyler, Hayden and Kian.
13: Today we got the new wagon that I ordered. It will be perfect for trips to the parks and zoos! | Now of course, the box that it came in was alot of fun too!
14: Wednesday March 16, 2011 | Skyler tried to cut the stones! | Dylan tried to bite the stones! | And Hayden just put them into her shirt!
15: Today we read the book "Stone Soup". A book about solders that cam to a village looking for food. The villagers had hid all of theirs to keep for themselves. | Each of the kids took turns cutting and adding ingredients! | So the solders showed them how to make stone soup, by adding different ingredients from all the villagers. In the end they had a great feast!
16: To go along with our Stone Soup, we also made a fresh Italian Herb bread in the bread maker!
17: And to top it off, we made a Mango Frozen desert!
19: After all of our cooking fun, we decided to go to Lake Eva Park for some fun!
20: Eating our Stone Soup and Bread for dinner! It was Yummy! And so was our desert!
21: Happy Saint Patrick's Day! | Today the kids woke up to a letter from the Leprechaun and some pots of gold! | Thursday March 17, 2011
22: We enjoyed a "green" lunch to celebrate! | Spinach wrap roll ups, green apples, green grapes and kiwi as well as a strawberry kiwi juice!
23: This evening the boys had fun in their "boat" | Then we had a yummy dinner... cheesy bacon burger bites!
24: We enjoyed the evening with crafts and desert!
25: Green Smoothies, cookies and jello! | Photo Frames!
26: Friday March 18, 2011 | Playground
27: Our night ended with a beautiful sunset... | And a gator... And a water snake...