We had our treadmill repaired a few months ago, and the kids had a blast taking apart the parts the repair man, so kindly, left behind.
They all got in on the action. My kids think there is very little in this world cooler than tools. Mayas and Porter are always talking about how much they despertly want a wrench.
On a separate note here are the kids (you may, at first glance, think they are fresh back from trick-or-treating and counting their candy, but no, they are...) all dressed up and sorting legos.
As a kid I got one of these Pot Holder looms for Christmas and thought it was the greatest thing ever. I made pot holders for everyone. Grammy got one for Maya for Christmas and she (and I) got to weave to our hearts content.
What a fun, fun, fun, project. It was all I could do, not to sneak into the suplies and make pot holders once Maya was asleep.
A few school pictures (just to prove we are doing some)
And sometimes we even enjoy it (he would never in a million years admit to liking school, so I'm including this picture as PROOF)