c is for (sticky) candy cane

i only knew these as wikki stix until we were given bendaroos (thank you ronni)!

they have been made into spiders, flowers, bracelets, and this week, into candy canes.

of course!

w is for washing

note: this activity was done during a week long camp
called “way back when…” for 4 & 5 year olds at our local museum.

washing time

oh, joy of joys.  a praire delight.  on the day we learned about clothing way back when, we washed our picnic cloths (so they would be clean for dress up as kerchiefs, bonnets, or superhero capes).
washing time

washing time

mr. vic came and told us about how water was hauled from a well into the house.  this is a real and functioning windmill.  he helped the preschoolers use the hand pump to fill our washtubs.

washing time

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washing time

then since we couldn’t take them to the dryer, we hung them in the kansas sun.

washing time

washing time

dreamy.

washing time