I was looking for a good material for an indoor sandbox this morning, and remembered we had a bulk bag of birdseed. What perfect timing for the first day of spring! For a touch of spring whimsy, I added little speckled Easter eggs, a wind-up bird toy, child-sized gardening tools, and a “flower pot”.
Of course Veronika might not have picked up on these details, but she sure loved coming over to explore!
First she tested out the birdseed with a lot of scooping and pouring, enjoying both the spade and the cup.
The little bird had her momentarily intrigued.
Then while big brother was doing his home school lessons nearby, this happened:
But that’s okay! The birdseed sweeps up like a dream, and she was so delighted at her own antics.