Monday, February 2, 2009

markers

So today we break out our markers and color!! Such fun. we used to do this more but my #2 is quite a messy colorer...


Is it me or is the oldest child usually more...um... responsible? (for lack of a better word) you know. They clean up a bit more, like things in more of an orderly fashion...


where as my #2 is just ... eh, im gonna throw this right here. and she cant get through coloring (even with crayons) without it ending up all over her face??!! Im like "Hey!" how in the world does it always end up there? hehe


today she had a small patch on her chin..and then somehow on her neck it was like swirling its way down past her neckline of her shirt too!!? crazy i know. but this is my #2 .. it just happens with her.

My oldest was perfectly clean. not a smear or smudge in sight. Drawing with great care. She made sure every detail was perfect to her own standards...which it hard because even she, cant always meet her own standards. She tends to get frusterated at her own skill level... "why cant i draw as well as you mom?" im always hearing it. Although i keep telling her. she is quite an artist in her own right...

So they spent the better half of an hour choosing and coloring all the colors and making sure their picture was something special!! My #2 was on and off.. coloring..dropping markers..trying to get tops on them.. loosing the tops... running around the table in search of said top..and back again to color. In the end she decided the markers were better as buildings than purposefull drawing tools. And like her normal self she resorted to her weird little habit of lining things up into straight lines

Its the one thing she does that seems "orderly"... she does this with magnets on the fridge.. her dolls, and these butterfly stickers we gave them for their room. My oldest has them flying about while #2...hers are all in one straight line! ;)








3 comments:

donsky vonsky said...

aww how meny kiddos do you have ? i wish my 3 year old would color more , she would rather play in the mud.

littlepapoose said...

well..i have 3. but baby isnt quite able to hold the crayons without eating them ye ;)

ClemArt Design said...

I always asked my mom why her things came out better than mine. Why her cuts were always straighter and why her coloring was better. Lol, and I ended up at art school. Who knew?