Little Man loves his arts and crafts, so when I suggested last week that we make a Valentine’s card for his beloved big sister, he jumped at the chance. Never mind that he hasn’t a clue what Valentine’s Day is, it was an opportunity to get the glue out and get creative! Sometimes I just give him the supplies and paper and he designs to his heart’s content, and then at other times, I give him a bit more direction. So I drew him a heart outline and then suggested he continue the card himself.
It must be handed to him, he really concentrated on this one, as he tends to when he’s getting his craft on. He carefully selected his colours and materials, and you can probably just see a glimpse there of the wide range of options available to him.
But what did he go for, after thinking it all through? Black and then googly eyes. I mean, why not? What says ‘love’ better than that combination?
The Husband reeled back at it and muttered something about it being quite sinister, but Boo? Boo absolutely loves it! ‘For me?’ she cried, reaching lovingly for her little brother, desperate to hug and thank him, and he adored basking in his crafty glory. A precious sibling moment that made me so proud of both of them, if I averted my gaze from the card…