Emma’s illustration to help Johnny remember how to properly form an “8”. Draw an “S” and close the gate, because if you forget to close the gate, your dog will get out!
After-dinner quiz time with Dad:
Mike/Dada: Name an animal like a snail, but without a shell.
Mike/Dada: Name an impressionist painter!
Mike, explaining that he’s getting his wisdom teeth out:
Mike/Dada: On Friday, I’m going to the doctor, and they are going to take out four [five, actually, but he didn’t know it at the time] of my teeth.
Johnny (excited): That’s amazing!!!
In the car on the way to school. Emma and her carpool buddy A are reading Madeline:
Emma (reading): In two straight lines they broke their bread… [to A] They don’t eat anything!
A: Why don’t they eat?
Emma: They just break their food; they don’t eat it!