One Sorry Snowman

Sometimes what you perceive as being a grand plan turns out to be, well, a dud.

Case in point:

We’ve embarked on a Snowman unit. It was all smooth sailing until I introduced the art project.

Making a Marshmallow Snowman

The object was to glue mini marshmallows within the outline, thus creating a fluffy little masterpiece.

And the fact that it incorporated Parker’s current OT skills wasn’t an accident either.

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I should have taken my first clue that this wasn’t going to go well by Parker’s first reaction to the little cup of marshmallows.

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Oh, so NOW the kid decides he wants to put food in his mouth. arg. lol.

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But wait! Look! That’s the grip we are looking for!

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Alas, it quickly deteriorated into Parker just wanting to hurl handfuls of marshmallows towards the stinkin’ snowman and be done with it.

I can’t say that I blamed him much.

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Here’s the finished project. Parker and I both breathed a sigh of relief when it was done.

Wisely I decided that the white on black painting could be postponed.

Indefinitely.

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