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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Summer Week 7- Theme Weeks- Game Week

Our theme this week was Games! The Els are ages 3, 4 (almost 5), 6 1/2 and 8. Between the six of us, we have 4 that are mature enough to sit through family game night and enjoy it. I won't tell you which four. :-) Seriously, even the two youngest enjoyed most of our games. Here are a few highlights from our week:

We had a couple of gift cards to Toys R Us, which is why we headed there to pick out some new games for the week.




 We decided on kid-friendly scrabble, StarWars R2-D2 Trouble, a couple of new family Wii games, a 500 piece puzzle and Classic Monopoly. We already had a set of dominoes.
 First up, Monopoly! This was fun. We played in teams. Me & T vs. Dad & Leeland vs. Bakri & Maddux
 Momma selfie

 Next up...Scrabble! This worked really well with our readers and Trinity had a great time finding letters and trying to put words together. Some of my favorites "jeepers, pew, ew, sliders, elf and brat!"
 We started our 500 piece puzzle on day one and kept it out ALL WEEK. This was a huge challenge for El Momma. I'm not sure I would do this again. But, perhaps the end product is worth it. The Els were certainly excited when we finished it together!


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