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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

FINGER PAINT IS FOR FINGERS

When I was in LA with the grands we had a finger painting session.

I tried to get Fox to make patterns in the paint with his fingers. He was more interested in experimenting with the texture of the paint on his fingers. I said you are supposed to rub the paint on the paper and then make patterns in it. he said ,"No, its finger paint its for fingers!" He did enjoy mixing colours on the paper.



 Little brother, Banjo, copies everything Fox does. Wet wipes are the best invention since sliced bread.



23 comments:

  1. oh, that must have been a mess! and he's very logical! :)

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  2. Oh boy, that looks like fun. Fox is so smart! I am sure the wet wipes came in handy! Cute photos of your grandsons. Have a happy week!

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  3. I like that logic finger paint is for fingers not paper, I think most kids love the feel of the paint on their hands.

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  4. I can remember as a kid loving to finger paint. I don't even remember if my kids did it or not. Cute photos.

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  5. I agree about the wet wipes. Another thing that Alannah and I alternate with painting, is drawing with those thick, bright chalks on the driveway. It combines so well with hopscotch - which is PE and number rolled into one. We also draw witches and brooms and cats and make up stories as we go.

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  6. Mmm fun! My grandkis once finger painted with chocolate pudding! I wanted to do that.

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  7. no finger paint for Grandma? You're squeaky clean :)

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  8. Oh my, thank goodness for wet wipes! That little fox is very bright! Great post, Diane.

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  9. What a wonderful way to introduce painting.

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  10. That sounds rational, fingerpaint is for fingers ha,ha.

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  11. Bless their little hearts :) and you did have fun, I can see that!

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  12. they look happy, that is what being messy is all about. love the look on Banjo's face

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  13. Fox and Banjo are so cute! Lovely portraits.

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  14. What fun Diane, can't tell you how much I'm looking forward to my first grandchild !

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  15. So fun to watch them discovering new things! Great memories. You are a fun grandma!

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  16. My grandsons would probably doe the same thing, Diane! You were wise to make this an outdoor activity ;)

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  17. Future modern Art artists, lol !

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  18. Cute as cute can be those grandsons of yours :) I agree about those wet wipes.

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  19. Children have a certain sense of inarguable logic. I guess that's what spawned the phrase 'because I said so'!!!!

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  20. I'll bet they enjoyed that!! You're the best Grandma ever! X

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  21. I think finger paint is a pretty good invention as well, it's such a shame that it wasn't around when I was a kid. The logic of children is wonderful isn't it?

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  22. YOU are a BRAVE woman!!! Finger paints....the idea makes me shudder! Any one of my grandchildren would have painted the world...and me. I applaud your bravery.

    And, my, isn't he just precious?

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