Sunday, December 7, 2008

Show and Tell Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees
For Show and Tell today, I'm showing our pictures of Festival of Trees. I hope that Mel doesn't mind that it's not an "object" but an observation.
Festival of Trees is a local tradition around our area. We hadn't taken Boo in the past few years because we weren't sure how he'd like it. As you can see, he loved it! He frosted cookies, played games, looked a beautiful trees. The highlight for him was listening to a children's choir perform and getting a chance to run the electric train set.
This time of year makes me wish I were a child again. There is so much holiday stress anymore, but taking him to Festival of Trees made me realize that we can all be like kids....just enjoy the magic in THEIR eyes!
Yesterday was St. Nicolas day. My mother used to fill our stockings with a bit of candy and new mittens and hats. When Boo woke yesterday, next to his shoes under the tree were new slippers and some chocolate and a coloring book. Now he's asking all the time how soon Santa will be here. His wonderment makes me smile!


Cara said...

That looks like so much fun - excess frosting and all! My kids went with Nana and Papa to the festival this year, so I didn't get pics.

Thanks for sharing.

Lollipop Goldstein said...

That does look like so much fun. We did something similar last weekend--we went out to a Christmas festival in West Virginia (I know--what is up with these Jews doing Christmas stuff?). And we celebrate Epiphany (looks down at the floor guilty). It's something I picked up in Italy. But we put candy in the twins shoes and tell them that Befana brought it. They've been asking since it got cold when Befana was coming.

Billy said...

Enjoying the festivals through the eyes of kids - totally agree!
And yes, it does look like fun :-).

WiseGuy said...

Wow, it does look Boo had lot of fun. And it does make us heart glad that there is still so much innocence left in them!

As for the comment that you left on my blog. Yes, I remember that dream vividly because somehow, I was thinking about it even after I woke up!

Kristin said...

He looks like he is having so much fun!

JuliaS said...

LOVE the snowman picture - too cute!

I want to do something like that . . . :0)

Sam said...

am late for Show and Tell this week!! Ha ha - love the snowmen pictures!!

momofonefornow said...

That sounds like fun! My kiddo is 4 and so much more into Christmas this year than ever before. It has made the prep work a little more fun for me.

JamieD said...

What a wonderful post! I agree - the best part of the holidays now is seeing it all through a child's eyes.