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22 Oct, 2006

a child’s artistic interpretation of our upcoming holiday

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Easy ways to make kids happy|File under crafty

We’re going on holiday. It’s not for awhile yet, but the girls can’t wait. It has surfaced in Sarah’s artwork recently. I’m not surprised. They have been talking about it non-stop.

The tree on the left, that’s a grapefruit tree. The tree on the right, that’s an orange tree. That’s Sarah in the middle picking an orange.

On the far right is our holiday house. Beside it is a ferris wheel. “I drew it really small because it’s far away,” explained Sarah.

Anyone care to guess our destination?

If you guessed Disney World, you’re right!


5 Responses to "a child’s artistic interpretation of our upcoming holiday"

1 | Marla

October 22nd, 2006 at 10:34 pm

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You’re running away and joining the circus, because they usually winter in Florida?

3 | Chantal

October 23rd, 2006 at 9:23 am

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I’m going with Disney too. Florida?

We went in 2005. Had a BLAST. We rented a house in Orlando a few exits from the park. Really awesome.

4 | twinmomplusone

October 23rd, 2006 at 1:02 pm

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we’re going to Disney World as well in March, first time as a family, and my little ones have been doing similarly themed drawings!

5 | BeachMama

October 23rd, 2006 at 3:54 pm

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How awesome, I have never been, but we are waiting for J to be a bit older then we will make the pilgrimage.

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