If You Give A Dog A Donut

10550292We started off our two weeks of Laura Numeroff books with If You Give A Dog A Donut! I just love these books. So much fun. Great pictures. The girls never get tired of them…and it takes a while for me to get tired of them 😉 So the first day went great! Check out all the fun we had!

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We started the day off by making some kites!

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Check out my kite!

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And then we ‘flew’ our kites…

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I love this picture!

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Coloring a pirate treasure map.

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And then it was snack time so….we had donuts with apple juice!

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In the book the dog picks apples, however we don’t have an apple tree. So I printed off some clip art apples and taped them all over the house. They each got a ‘basket’ and got to ‘pick’ the apples. I had no idea how much they would like this. They were running around giggling shouting “I found one!” They loved it so much! I will have to do something like this again! I see more scavenger hunts in our future!

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Here they are showing me their collection and asking to do it again…which we did – 2 more times!

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The dog gets hot and needs to take a break and cool off with the hose and then starts a water fight and in the end dries off with the little boy’s bandana…So we headed out to the pool for a little water fun. If you look closely you can see that they are carrying their bandanas…which I could not get them to wear. Capri wore hers for a few seconds and it was ADORABLE but she didn’t wear it long enough to get a picture.

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I had my camera ready when I put the bandana on Colette, but as you can see, she wasn’t having it.

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Still fun was had by all! And I’ll admit I did not encourage an actual water fight…although Capri did spray Harper with the hose – unfortunately Harper really doesn’t like to get wet in the pool…

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And then they needed a break so they watched Pooh’s Heffalump 🙂 Lunch and naps soon followed.

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I had originally planned on borrowing or getting a little baseball set or something so we could ‘play’ baseball but I kind of dropped the ball on that one 😉 instead we rolled the ball back and forth…

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No day is compete without a dance party. They had several throughout the day 🙂

And that concludes Day 1! Up Next – If You Give A Mouse A Cookie!

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