Thursday, January 24, 2008
Dioramas Are Complete
A. and M. finished up their Ocean Dioramas last Thursday night. I immediately got the camera out to take pictures. They are pretty proud of them:

They both really worked hard--and I put in a little time myself helping them get all the stuff together, and supplying an idea or two. I was never so glad to see a project finished, but we are pleased with the end results.

Yesterday, on the way home from school, M. announced that she had made a 100 on her diorama. I looked at A. through the rear view mirror, and he looked so sad. He said, "I got a 72." I immediately slammed on my brakes, and very indignantly said "What?" That's crazy!" Oh, how the kids laughed. He got a 100 too--he just thought it would be funny to make me sweat a little! The brat.


  posted at 11:47 AM  

At January 24, 2008 12:13 PM, Blogger Stacy at Exceedingly Mundane said...

They look really good, definitely worthy of a 100 grade :)

At January 24, 2008 1:24 PM, Blogger mer said...

The dioramas look great. I'm one of "those" moms that dreads when my kids have projects like dioramas to complete. That is SO not my cup of tea! You guys did great!

At January 24, 2008 1:56 PM, Blogger annie said...

That sounds just like something my kids would pull on me! Good job! I know from past projects I have invested as much time and energy as the kids! so good job!!!

At January 24, 2008 3:12 PM, Blogger Momma said...

They look great! They are a funny bunch aren't they??

Please visit me!

At January 24, 2008 3:29 PM, Blogger Joyful Days said...

Awesome job! Those are some of my favorite things to make--but you can only make so many before you run out of room!

They deserved 100s!

At January 24, 2008 5:39 PM, Blogger gail@more than a song said...

They did great with them!

That is SO something my kids would have done, and STILL do....Don says it's because they want my reaction. And I would have had the exact same reaction as you!

At January 24, 2008 11:10 PM, Blogger Sherri said...

Wow! Those look great!

At January 25, 2008 2:54 PM, Blogger Sonya said...

The dioramas are wonderful! Great job you guys!

Your son is a little booger for doing this to you! Make sure you pull a good one on him real soon!

At January 25, 2008 9:47 PM, Blogger Michelle said...

I can see why they both got 100s! those are great!

At January 29, 2008 11:11 AM, Blogger Coach J said...

They both look really good, and they deserved a 100. Great job, and I had to laugh at A. He's beginning to be a real prankster. Wonder where he gets that from?


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