Thursday, April 5, 2012

Easter Fun

For the past few days Turner has been asking to get out some craft items. That is SO completely rare that I jumped on his request for a bunny craft today.  I chose this little mask so he could practice cutting. 

Turner loves to be extra careful! 
Very happy he cut out the eyes all by himself!

Eli (the usual crafter!) decided he wanted to chop his bunny to bits and return to bouncing in "the bouncy house." 

While things were sort of calm I played a game with Turner. We called the game "stack 'em, don't crack 'em" and they thought it was funny! I'm pretty sure it's not 100% original but it was simple and allowed us to do things like counting by 5s and 10s. 

Earlier in the week we talked about the real reason we celebrate Easter and after I read them an age appropriate version of the story we watched a video about (according to Eli) "Jesus got dead." I think Turner was a little unnerved at the Crucifixion because he's talked about it for days! I don't know if it scared him or if he's confused. I tried to use the most accurate but most age appropriate story! 

It was important to me, though, to show them that there is a reason for celebrating Easter and it's not about baskets of eggs and rabbits!