Watercolors are a perfect art project for toddlers. It doesn’t take a lot of finesse or skill to use them and the clean-up is a breeze. We love this quick DIY art project.
Three must be a frustrating age for children. They are just beginning to learn how to do a large array of things, but realistically they aren’t very good at anything.
One of the most heard phrases in my house right now is “I can’t.” When she first started saying it I was horrified. “Of course you can. Not only do I know your abilities, but you are smart and beautiful and you can do anything.”
Alli’s birthday was last weekend and she’d chosen a Little Mermaid theme. (Well, she’d chosen “Ariel and Dinosaurs,” but I told her to pick one and just added some plastic dino toys to the over-all mermaid theme).
The number one thing I like about my toddler is her constant amazement in the world around her. Every time we head to the library she has a different subject of books that she’d like to get. One day it might be Disney princesses, the next elephants, and the next sharks. And, while the next time it might be dinosaurs or Pokemon, the interest never completely fades. It’s like a snowball of excitement about the world. I wish that I had just a portion of that.
I’m definitely guilty of it. You obviously have a reason for the things you’re telling your child to do. Your patience is at its end with their refusal to cooperate. And, now they are questioning your authority.