Some days I need to be in the mood for painting… or any art and crafts with the kids actually.
Otherwise I can easily get cross… feel frustrated… and can’t cope with the mess it creates!
But sometimes they really want to paint…when I’d really like them not too.
So, I sit with them and let them go for it. I start full of annoyance.
But then as I watch and let them go for it I calm down …I remember that we can easily clean up. And if need be, the kids can have a shower.
They enjoy this and not just on my time…when I am in the mood for painting
Yes, they may use the paint brush differently to how I initially hoped but aren’t those pretty flowers .
Yes, now Ruby appears to be the artwork *slightly amused sigh*
And then its over. Just when I’d warmed up!
Off he runs to wash up… the paint is gone …and so is the moment