Wednesday, February 29, 2012

More tu studies



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We love science, and Elizabeth loves attention...er...new playmates, so we did another study today. This one with with the Children's Language Lab. Two puppets played a game with Elizabeth, where she was given two cards and had to choose the card the puppet named. One puppet said odd names for the cards, but Elizabeth chose one of the cards each time anyway. The other puppet used the right names, and Elizabeth played along. Then, she was asked to choose one of the puppets to build with blocks with her, and then choose one to answer a question for her (the name of an unusual object.) Elizabeth bucked what I think would be the assumed choice and picked the puppet that did not name the object cards correctly earlier. It could be that the second puppet had to keep reminding her not to roll the cards up, though, and she thought he was no fun.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Fun with water beads



Posted by Picasa(and to answer Poppy's inevitable question: she and a friend were swinging an empty baby swing back and forth on a playground and she got knocked on the nose.)

Monday, February 27, 2012

Roses are red...and



Posted by Picasaand the petals are dry and crunchy on the outside and moist and soft on the inside...and the wind blows them...and if I hold one out, "I'm Juliet. Mommy, you be Gnomeo."

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Salty writing


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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Biscuit Brothers

Thursday, February 23, 2012

She has so much fun...


Everywhere she goes, Elizabeth has fun! (so much fun she wears herself out!)
Top: napping after a morning at the Butterfly Garden.
Middle:Tree hugging while Caroline is at piano lessons
Bottom: riding the chicken at St. Matt's before Ash Wednesday day school chapel service

Friday, February 17, 2012

More Science




Posted by PicasaElizabeth participated in a play / language study at the tu Children's Research Lab today. She had a great time and will go again next week for part two. She was in one room with the research assistant while I was behind the glass in another room (hence the reflective images.)

Saturday, February 11, 2012

cupcakes for tomorrow



and she may stare at them until then.

Tall tower and builder

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Party Day





Posted by PicasaWe got to enjoy two parties Saturday -- a neighbor's "I stopped sucking my thumb" party and daddy's 40th birthday party. At the first, Elizabeth got painted up like Spider Man (or a red spider web as she describes it.) Then, she got to sing and have fun at daddy's karaoke party. She sang Happy Birthday.

January


working on coordination at home

enjoying time after school with friends from her MDO (during her last days there)

music class!

visiting the program she'll start mid-February

Lego-ing with Caroline and Jorge
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