- "Look, Ms. Kristen, I did it!"
- "I'm gonna cut it."
- "Cut, cut, cut."
- "This is hard work!"
- "I did it!"
- "I have to put this in my tote."
- "Mommy will be so proud of me!"
- "Look at me go, Ms. Kristen. I'm doing it!"
At story time we read Leaf Man, by Lois Ehlert. The children enjoyed the vibrant pictures and all the different things that were created by the leaves throughout the story. Then we went outside and each found a special leaf to bring in and paint. Painting on a leaf vs. painting on paper is an entirely different experience (or so the kids told me). They loved it!