Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Music, Origami and a Pool Party

We babysat a couple of Saturdays ago and brought out our instruments for some picking and grinning. Michael's really good at the grinning part.
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A friend had us over recently to teach Tera, Daniel and I how to make these beautiful window stars. I can't wait to order some kite paper and make more. We have lots of windows!

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That built our confidence, so we came home and pulled out our origami supplies and went to work. After my friend showed me hands-on how to make the folds, the diagrams in the the origami book made more sense to me. It's actually a whole lot of fun!

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We made pinwheels, lanterns, pigs, boats...

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penguins, swans, cups, waterbombs and whatever else we liked!

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One of Tera's friends invited us all for a pool party on her birthday. I have to admit it was very nice to be in a warm place with a heated pool in the middle of January. The kids had a lot of fun practicing their swimming skills and just having a fun time. I would have posted pictures of myself but then I would have to let everyone see me in my swimsuit. I'm not sure I'm ready to be that open on this blog. :)

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