Monday, January 24, 2011

Magic Marker Monday

Kitten's First Full MoonIs it just me, or is every parent just amazed at the innovative creations of their child?  It’s like when they learned to talk – a whole new world of expression opening up to them…

This 100%-Esmé creation was inspired by Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes – a library favorite from several months ago.  I’m not sure what triggered it just now, since we don’t own the book and haven’t seen it in a while. 

But here you have it – a black kitten with jingle bell nose – the moon that looks like a bowl of milk – the steps the kitten climbs to try to reach it – the tree the kitten climbs to try to reach it – the pond with the moon’s reflection that looks like a GIANT bowl of milk.
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What has your child been creating lately?  Link up over at 5 Minutes for Special NeedsMMM
It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”
~Pablo Picasso


Anonymous said...

That's awesome! It's amazing how much they remember.

SoCo mom said...

She used some great colours! I like how her illustration has some 3-D pop to it too.

ShEiLa said...

No kids creating here... darn empty nest. But I have been creating and sewing again. So much fun. This morning I made a funnel from a empty Arizona Green Tea jug. I need to fill my door draft blockers with kitty litter and I cut off the bottom and it worked perfectly. Ta-da! My husband thought I was super creative. I totally believe in necessity being the Mother of invention... that and living in the middle of nowhere.


Childlife said...

Soooooooooooooooooo cute! Oh, my word but she's a creative one! :D And I especially love that the whole creation has such an inventive back story -- adorable!

~Michelle @ 5MFSN

Z-Kids said...

Love it!