If Only it was Rembrandt Brand

The other day, Elijah did this:   It was one of those things that I can’t imagine when he managed to do it, and I hardly could feel mad about, so I took it as a hint and set him up with this:   And made cleanup feel like play too…   …and a little…

Venus, Not Zucchini

The other day, Isaac took interest in my squat little “Treasures of the Musee D’Orsay” book. It’s full of pictures of paintings, and fits nicely in little hands. He selected it for his bedtime “story” the other night. He had it open to page 62, and was interested in reading only that page. ┬áHe told…

Watch Your Tempera

We’ve been on an impressive “clean house” streak lately, so today I was motivated to pull out our kid concoctions book. I have most of what we need for experiments in one bag. ┬áThere is clear dish soap, shaving cream, sponges, drink mix, food coloring, balloons, starch, gelatin and corn starch. I keep all the…