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Toddler art.

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in fingerpainting project, toddler and fingerpaints, toddler art, toddler arts and crafts |

Tonight, for the first time, I sat down with my kid and created some artwork. I came home with a project idea and – if I do say so myself – we hit a home run. Is it weird that I just did this for the first time and he’s a few breaths away from turning 2? I guess I figure he does enough of this stuff at daycare, so I get to choose clean...

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Some are winners, some aren’t.

Posted by on Dec 11, 2011 in art and toddlers, thanksgiving cornucopia, toddler art, toddler thanksgiving art |

Before Ryan was born, I wondered whether I’d be one of those moms who hoarded 15 boxes of her kid’s “art.” I couldn’t fathom how I would be able to throw away birthday cards with smiling stick-figure families or finger-painted masterpieces. And I was sort of right. Ryan has already made a few things that I’m pretty sure...

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