Monday, February 15, 2010

pink and red

~I am still on a little blog break but I figured that waiting to post our Valentine pictures in March might be a little late.  And since I’m sitting here taking it easy tonight since I’m a bit under the weather…might as well write a post or two. ;0) ~


I love pink and red.  Well, there aren’t actually many colors that I don’t like but I do believe that pink and red are in my top five favorite colors.  So I’m always excited for Valentine’s Day because I get to pink it out around here.  It’s probably the only time I get my older boys to touch pink stuff!


A friend of mine told me about the Valentine lapbook that they were doing so I thought that would be fun. (Thanks Stephanie for the idea.)  The older boys completed a lapbook from A Journey Through Learning


The younger girls worked on a lapbook from The Old Schoolhouse.


We watched a little video on how chocolate is made and the history of Valentine’s Day. 


You know I can’t let a holiday (or a week for that matter) go without a little art. 



It was fun to paint over the doilies onto the canvas and see what surprises we would have when we pulled the painted doily away.

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On Valentine’s Day, all the ladies of the house received flowers and candy.  The gentlemen also received candy.  Everyone in the 11 and under crowd were also given a brand new Colgate spin brush. 


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