What a wonderful tool the internet is! Did you know that you can go online and find numerous pictures to print and color, as well as word games, stories and poetry? Of course, you don't want to take anything that has copywrite limitations, but so many online sites allow for printing and coloring or playing later. Here's one site that allows you to print for later: ABC Teach. Another is here: http://printables.caboose.com/.
My grandies love it when I personalize a booklet of games and coloring pages for them. Choose the games and coloring pages you want to use and print them out. Next, print a cover page for your booklet, using card stock and cut to the desired size. Then, having printed and cut each of the activity pages to the size you desire, paste or sew the pages together and giftwrap. If you have a little extra change lying around, buy the smallest package of crayons or colored pencils you can find and you're all set. Oh, in case you wonder why you have chosen the smallest box of crayons, I'll tell you. There's a certain magic that goes with the smallest boxes; magic that simply is not included with the larger boxes. Besides, with fewer crayons, there are fewer demands for decision-making and more time for imagination.
A poem, a story and some games
Are first three days of gifts galore.
These gifts, you know, are not the same
As other gifts. Let's do some more.
So tomorrow's gift will bring you even closer to your goal of twelve gifts for Christmas. I hope you'll join me so we can keep going. Hmmmm. I wonder where our next thoughts will lead us?
I love trying new things. If it looks fun or inspirational or exciting or interesting, I'm anxious to know more about it.
Although I'm new at blogging, I'm certainly finding that it is one of the most intriguing ventures I have ever tried.
I love to create word puzzles and I love being home. If 'Home Is Where I Hang My Hat,' then all I have to do now is find my hat 'cause I know I hung it somewhere around here. A hat and a home; that's all I apparently need to be as happy as a lark. Since I don't know quite what the sound is that a lark makes, then I will just have to whistle a happy, 'Larky' tune.