They all took turns selecting plants to collect:
And each plant was carefully examined:
I will always be amazed at children’s ability to enthusiastically explore the world around them!
Even though, sometimes, this enthusiasm means they dump five pounds of flour on the kitchen floor, and then run through the flour into the dining room and then the living room to find the perfect toy to play with in the flour. All during the maybe five minutes it takes to put Lily in her crib…
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