Sunday, March 20, 2016

The mouths of babes...


Granddaughter was painting, with her paper resting on a bit of old newspaper to save the table from being painted. Then she removed her art work and surveyed the newspaper - with its cartoon about the recent budget's tax on sugar. This is her interpretation of the picture. Firstly: "Here's a man and some children. I wonder where their mummy is. They're running out to the garden."



"This is a lighthouse."



"And this is [my brother] and me."


"This [below] is Grandpa and he is a friendly fairy."


So interesting to see her trying to make sense of the world. (She's not the only one.)



6 comments:

  1. How does grandpa feel about being a friendly fairy? And where are YOU? :)Maybe in the lighthouse?

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  2. Oh Pam this is so cute! You make me laugh with all these posts about what the little ones get up to, and your take on them!

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  3. Well, at least she thinks Grandpa is a friendly fairy -- he looks a little menacing to me LOL!

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  4. She's making perfect sense, it's the world that doesn't make sense. Can't believe they think that putting a tax on sugary drinks will stop people from drinking them, they'll still drink them and blame politicians for the tax.

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  5. That is the most sensible take on it all, I feel. Well done little one.

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  6. An eminently sensible interpretation!

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