Over the past few weeks we have had lots of fun at home. I let the girls loose with the art supplies and was a bit worried about Thea using scissors… but it turned out I should have been more concerned about Ava drawing on her little sister in felt tip! At least they are nice flowers, I suppose! Later that day, they arranged loads of cushions and furniture around the living room rug, to make a ‘classroom’. Ava even started cleaning the TV as if it was a blackboard! She ...
Lately, we’ve been really enjoying The Paper Dolls, by Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson, I think I possibly enjoy it more than Ava… It’s such a sweet book, I even found myself welling up the first time I read it (though I do cry at the drop of a hat). In the book, the little girl’s mummy makes her a set of paper dolls. This inspired me to make some for Ava to colour in today. Here’s how I did my first attempt: