Tuesday, January 25, 2011

In Their Free Time...

The other afternoon I was reading some blogs (shocker I know). I always love reading the geography posts at Confessions of a Homeschooler (and plan on using her curriculum with the twins when they are a little older). I showed the big kids their boats they made for Thailand. We aren't studying that now. In fact, school was over for the day but they apparently inspired. They went to work in the kitchen. I was busy and didn't really watch exactly what they were doing. I was amazed by their creation since it was done completely by their own initiative and through their own creativity since they found all the supplies themselves as well.They both made their own boats and actually helped each other without fighting (gasp). What good is a boat without a launching party complete with Roman maiden and excited little brother?
Mission successful- the boats floated perfectly!
I absolutely adore when they are creative on their own. That's what I want for them. Sure, it makes my house even messier (if that's possible), but it's so worth it to see them doing something non-electronic :)
Of course, now I also have two giant boats hanging around my house, but at least it makes great decoration for the schoolroom!

1 comment:

Confessions Of A Homeschooler said...

Wow, fancy boats, and it's always a total bonus when there's no fighting LOL! Nice job!