Project: owls

How cute are these?  We made one each.  Making craft with you modelling is a great way for your child to observe the steps.  Don’t forget to not over do your own craft as it may set up an expectation so high that you’re child rejects their own efforts as it may not seem good enough.  Just keep your example one simple. 

These are texture rubbing plates about $6 froma craft shop.  I attached them to the table with making tape to stabilise then attached the paper over the top with more making tape. This allows a younger child to manage making a rubbing.  Bits sliding around will just cause frustration as they generally lack to coordination to hold the pieces firmly.  Teaching them to rub with the side of the crayon is tricky but Miss Bee achieved it with some modelling first. 

Three 

Miss Bee is nearly 3. 

For the record 3 is a revolting age. I’ve spoken to all my mum friends and they all say the same.

If you suddenly think you’re alone you’re not alone,  it’s not your kid being a weirdo and it’s not that you’re doing anything wrong.  It’s just the age. 

Rainbow picnic

Fresh fruit, cheese and ham presented simply was a big hit. Best of all our made a healthy snack for mummy too.

Miss Bee was pretty excited to see her rainbow picnic.

She made a “rockmelon train”.