Thursday, January 15, 2009


Today's top ten things to do while it's -25º outside:

Stay in pajamas as long as possible.

Pretend we are school janitors cleaning up the school, complete with garbage cans, buffers, dust rags, brooms, and most importantly, jingly keys hanging from our belts.

Play with the train set:

Do homework and practice robust spelling words:

Read a pile of books.

Watch a

Grow something (set up avocado pits to sprout):

avocado sprouting

Drink homemade hot cocoa, topped with whipped cream, of course.

Build something (marshmallow art inspired by

"a really long snake" by Owen

"the base of a house" by Logan

Bake banana bread and eat it.

1 comment:

Alevin and Company said...

Thank you for the ideas! It sounds like you guys are enjoying the warmth indoors.

I am enjoying having Nora home all day! Though it would be nice to go sledding or skating...