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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

It's a Toy Challenge at Child's Play!

Hey all! We're halfway through the week which means time for a new challenge at Child's Play and it's a toy challenge - "Beach Ball"! 

I decided to get started on my pages from when the kid's helped at Grandpa's pond. He made the decision to fill one of his 3 ponds as it's just gotten too hard for him to look after. He's just turned 70 and I was amazed at what you have to do for the upkeep-not to mention the willow tree that kept spawning EVERYWHERE as well! So the kid's wanted to help catch and relocate what they could. I had Charlie with me (daycare) and Andrew had a friend as well. They worked super hard all day. I ended up leaving with Ash and Charlie bc it was just too hot. Over 40*C with the humidity but the boys kept going. They caught frogs, turtles, cat fish, baby trout .. and they relocated every thing they caught. They carried buckets from one pond to another (not a small walk!) and just kept moving all day long. We were so proud of them, but most important, they were proud of themselves. Here's the first (digital) layout of Ashleigh releasing a bucket full of frogs - I chose to use some of the colors from the beach ball.

Come on over to Child's Play and join us and see what the rest of the DT created! See you there!!


Cindy Haffner said...

LOVIN this Karen!~

Unknown said...

Darling Karen! What a chore to move the pond! But what fun for the kids to be part of protecting wildlife!