Now that I have some extra time, (I was laid off after being employed at a company for 7.5 years earlier this month), I have been spending the majority of it with the Coach (we are BOTH actively looking for new jobs!) and gearing Georgia Peach (GP) up for preschool. One of the ways we are preparing is doing a daily activity/project with her. Some know that my beloved Mother was a devoted and amazing Teacher, so I try to channel her loving spirit when working with GP on her letters, numbers/counting, shapes, colors, songs, and art projects. 🙂
On this special day, I decided to dust off the Baby Hand Print Kit we received as a BABY SHOWER GIFT (yes, we know GP is two) and see if GP and I could make some memories. We definitely made a memory! Just ask the Coach, he walked in on the action as it was unfolding.
I followed the instructions to the letter or so I thought…
Mix the contents of the bag with ⅔ water in the plastic container until smooth.~Got it.
Let the mixture set for 2-3 mins~Okay. Let’s get some water while we wait.
Press child’s hand in the mixture for 10 seconds and remove, works best when the child is asleep~She doesn’t need to be asleep! But something doesn’t seem right…
Let the plaster dry in the container for 3 hours.
I helped GP trace her name in the plaster with a pencil.
Art project fail.
At least GP had fun and the Coach had a good time laughing at us. 🙂