Thursday, September 13, 2007

A Mess in Eden

Amber likes to see my kids do messy things, so here goes:

We have been reading about Adam and Eve this week, so the children made a Garden of Eden. Not a tropical paradise as I have always pictured it, but a northern forest, because that is what they think trees should look like.

We used our arms as stamps for the tree trunks (see directions here), then painted in leaves and sky.

I taped the completed scene to the refrigerator, and then used stick figures to tell the story. Here is the snake convincing Eve to eat the forbidden fruit:

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