After I made hand turkeys with her, she was obsessed. After a couple days of that, I got her on to Christmas trees (I drew the tree, she would decorate it, usually with arms and legs). But today I printed out a nativity set from seriously the most creative blog I have ever read. Made by Joel just updated his nativity set (click here) and added some shepherds and more animals. I loved the original set he posted last year, but I never printed it out. I don't know why, maybe I thought Olivia was too young?
|Olivia coloring in the pieces. No I did not do her hair like this, she just asked for the bow and I put it in. I'm actually surprised it lasted this long. Probably because it's stuck in there.|
To say this was a hit would be an understatement. She colored all the pieces (in pink because when we like something why change?) and once she finished the first page I started cutting. It is a testament to her age I think that she sat and played with the pieces after they were all cut out. Just two months ago I don't think that would have been the case.
|I helped her set it up the traditional way and then I let her play and set it up anyway she wanted!|
|After a few minutes of playing at the table, she asked to move to the floor. It's more comfortable there I'm sure :)|
So this isn't an ad, more like a public service announcement (I'm into those lately) because everyone should have one of these! I totally want to print out my own set and color it with insane detail (I freaking love coloring)