Packing Peanut Fun

Alex received his Christmas gift from my sister and her husband. We took the gift out of the box and placed it under the tree. THEN, Alex discovered how fun packing peanuts are. :)

oh. joy.

I try to encourage Alex to play and learn as long as it's safe. I set the ground rule that these DO NOT go in his mouth and he never tried to sneak one by me. We were having fun discovering texture, color, sound, and static together. Then, of course, when Alex got bored with it, he didn't seem to0 eager to want to help clean up. Here's how our conversation went:

Don't you just love toddlers? He cracks me up.

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13 comments :

  1. Of course the packing peanuts are WAY more fun than the actual gift inside the box! Looks like he had a good time!

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  2. They bring back the joy of simple things that is for sure. jack can walk around a room with a rolling pin for ages rolling everything and thinking it is wonderful fun.

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  3. What a sweetheart! We had a packing peanut experience too...it was interesting to see Monkey react to the static.

    I am lovin' the "Elmos is my Homeboy" shirt, thats too funny!

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  4. i swear.. kids can make toys out of anything!

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  5. oh my goodness! his little face! if mike dyed his hair blonde he'd have a mini-me!

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  6. hehehe I think they figure why clean it up when I'll play with it again later and make a mess of things. They're smart like that. =p

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  7. Amy,
    Jesse wants to back up Alex's story and says taht it was the fire truck that made the mess.:-)
    Neat to hear your voice.
    Merry Christmas.
    Katrina

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  8. How FUN! Like snow except less melty and cold...

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  9. He soooo reminds me of my little one. How old is he again?

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  10. I've created a monster who created a mess!! Yay for Aunts who send more than just a Chrismas gift!!!

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  11. That is too funny! The box and peanuts are always better than the acutual item INSIDE the box!

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