So we are all in the middle of the rudest summer cold. I mean, getting sick in June is just so depressing. I won’t go into the myriad of other things that have gone terribly wrong this week, but just know. Things have been rough and unfair and I have had it. Ha! As if I’m going to hand in my two weeks or something. I’ve had it but I’m clearly at the mercy of life, so it goes on.
Anyway, in my desperate attempt to corral the energetic-without-a-cause (children) I came up with a project. It is the quickest and sloppiest craft imaginable which means I LOVE IT.
Ben is obsessed with stop lights. So I traced some circles on printer paper and had Alina color the red light and Ben color the green light.
Then I used packing tape to stick them on opposite sides of a cardboard box so that they could flip it back and forth. I also brought out other boxes they could use as cars but they found they would rather make tracks and use toy cars.
I thought it was brilliant and would buy me at least an hour. But alas, it was more like ten minutes. I hope you fare better if you try it! I also recommend painter’s tape roads as a nice pairing.
What’s your trick for when you feel awful and need to distract the kids??Pin It