Thursday, December 15, 2011

An Artist with His Own Mind

We had planned a little painting session this afternoon and had decided to bring in some nature to help us out.

It all seemed like a really great idea, but our little artist was not as interested as Justin and I were. He gave each “paint brush” a try, splashed the paint around a little bit...




And then decided, after exactly three minutes, he wanted to draw. So, while Justin gave the paint brushes a try himself, Reece and I got the crayons and paper out, settled in front of the fire and did some drawing.




Sometimes you really don’t need a fancy craft...blank paper and crayons are all you need.

6 comments:

  1. Using pine needles as a paint brush!! Love that idea!! -B

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  2. Thanks! It was a good idea, hopefully my little man will be more into it next time around.

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  3. Kim,
    Thanks for shaing the photo of the crayons you use. Do you have a safe brand of glue that you allow Reece to use? Thanks!

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  4. Hi there, right now we are using glue sticks most of the time. If we need something to really stick, I use the hot glue gun.

    Hope that helps.

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