So to not give him a boring day despite the rain, I thought of an activity that we both could enjoy together-- indoors. I thought of watching educational videos from YouTube, but refused at once since I am afraid he would demand for more videos and we might end up watching until the afternoon, in which I am trying to avoid. No-TV policy also means no watching of videos from the laptop, so bye YouTube. I grabbed a book instead and we did some story telling. He got excited with it, but the fun ended after four to five stories. So the last thing I had in mind was crayons. I am a huge fan of everything colorful and so crayons would be something the two of us would happily share together for an activity. And I was right!! Little Man loved his crayons and we both had fun scribbling, drawing, and making fun of our weird creations! The crayon activity was a nice way to fight a boring, gloomy, and wet day!
The best partner with crayons are the papers that we do not have use for anymore, aka scratch papers. I have tons of it in the bodega, thus it became useful again.
For awhile, my Little Man did not want to share his crayons. He held it so tightly that I had no choice but to just watch him do his thing. I begged and begged until his heart softened.
My Little Man doing his thing. His face read: Please, do not disturb!
Here's the story behind this picture:
Little Man: Mommy, write write Mickey please? (translation: mommy, please draw Mickey.)
Me: *I drew Mickey* Here's your Mickey!!
Little Man: Mickey 'to mommy?
Me: Yes, that's Mickey!
Little Man: *checked my drawing again* ANG PANGIT!!
And so now I believe that a child really does not tell a lie :)