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Outside and Books

I think it is very safe for me to say that my kids two favourite things are being outside and books. The weather has been on the rainy side as of late, but we still try to sneak out when things are not too wet. Mataya's new favorite thing to do is ride on the yellow car. She get a bit grin when she sits on it and she is able to push herself backwards, and often ends up going in circles because she has the steering wheel turned just a bit. And she likes to make the horn beep.
 Joash enjoys the same things outside as always like playing in the sandbox or with water. (He can now turn the hose on by himself.) He also likes to ride down the small hill in our drive way on the yellow car or his tricycle. Still no real interest in riding the tricycle or a bike completely by himself. Maybe next summer.

When it is too rainy, we often spend a lot of time reading books. The hardest part now is getting the kids to take turns picking which book to read, as they have different tastes right now. One of Joash's new favourite things to do is to "read" to Mataya. We have a few different books that have just a picture of one thing on each page. Joash will page through these books with Mataya and tell her what each things is. It is pretty cute!

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