Well, it started with an empty container with coffee grounds and the asparagus bottoms, which were waiting to be composted.
As I looked at the array of items, it occurred to me that the asparagus bottoms looked an awful lot like dinosaur legs. So, I added some French tarragon and a few other items to the mix and out the backdoor we went to have our special dinosaur adventure.
|I set out the key materials|
|He started by scooping the "dirt."|
|But, once we got going the creativity blossomed-can you make out our 3 dinos?!|
|He really loved making the trees too.|
|But adding more and more "dirt" was his favorite activity.|
|I believe we truly created a masterpiece!|
|Plus, we added some bonus letter learning activities to the action. This is just an empty tofu container with some coffee grounds and the asparagus bottoms that we kept rearranging to create different letters.|
Of course, I can't wrap up a dinosaur blog entry without mentioning our two favorite dinosaur books, which we keep re-checking from the library:
|Very cute and fun book!|
|Fun and informative!|