Tuesday 04 April 2006

It's such a brief phase when they want to clean

Alice drew all over herself with a marker this evening. I managed to persuade her to take a bath, which got most of the marker off. While I was watching her play in the tub, she engaged in a washing game where she would dump water out of a container on her face, then rub her face with a wash cloth. She actually managed to get some dirt off.

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At least it looks like she kept her shirt clean. At our house, Alison and Isaac do this to themselves frequently. The Sharpies are kept behind lock and key.

Posted by: Keith's Dad on 05 April 2006 at 16:17

We have to let her have something so she can do normal drawing (you can see some work in the foreground). I was actually surprised that I was able to get her cleaned up except for some redness around the knees with a single bath.

Posted by: Dad on 05 April 2006 at 16:36

We let them have water-based markers, as long as they don’t mind getting dunked in the tub when they use themselves as a canvas. Could the popularity of tatoos have anything to do with this?

Posted by: Keith's Dad on 06 April 2006 at 16:59
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