Dorie and James have a special talent. They can turn a tidy living room into a tornado disaster area in about five minutes. They also can turn the holiday into an opportunity for their parents to revisit their childhood. I like to make a mess too sometimes, and I was ready for a session with glue, scissors, construction paper and pipe cleaners. Besides, our tree was in sore need of some tacky homemade ornaments! Here is what we made together:
Here's the inspiration for our creation--I found a camel to make out of cardboard tubes and tissue paper from a library book.
Ethan has spent long hours these past two months analyzing Arabic. He seemed ready to figure out how to make little paper boxes for our camel to carry.