This activity was inspired by this post. It was very easy because it didn’t require very many supplies at all – just a flat piece of styrofoam, colored toothpicks and markers. Mrs. Sayuri already knows her shapes and colors well, but she just loves playing with large quantities of itty-bitty things. So you can just […]
As I sat with Mr.Happy Feet on the couch Mrs. Sayuri came up and started doing something near his little ear. This dialogue followed: Mrs. Sayuri: I’m pretending his ear is a cup mama. <makes sipping noises right in his ear> Me: He might not like that too much… Mrs. Sayuri: <as she looks inside […]
We picked our first ear of corn from our garden a while back. Mrs. Sayuri really enjoyed peeling off the husk and playing with the silk on top. Our very own home-grown organic corn on the cob! My hubby was testing out organic seed that he had ordered from Seeds of Change. He grew them […]
I have a really hard time throwing out old greeting cards. With each year of holidays and birthdays that goes by, my card pile grows bigger. Today, though, that pile is a wee bit smaller! Yeah! ‘Cause… today I thought of a use for some of those cards – Recycled collage-style greeting cards Mrs. Sayuri […]
Prepping for these shots looked something like this: Dress Mr. Happy Feet in cute clothes Change Mrs. Sayuri into cute dress Put hair clip in Mrs. Sayuri’s hair Grab camera, baby in carrier seat and blanket in arms Have hubby help me fold up blanket and set it in the grass Corral Mrs. Sayuri outside […]
I found this really cute tutorial on the Juicy Bits blog via the blog Skip to My Lou. Thanks so much Jessica for this very thorough and informative tutorial. My mom and I spent about four weekends working on these between us. We ended up making two, one for Mrs. Sayuri and one for her […]
Atira got into the washable marker container all by herself and decided to use her skin as a canvas! There was ink all down her legs, her arms, on her palms and the soles of her feet.
So like any good mother… I ran and got my camera of course.