There was an inset day today at my daughter's school, which meant that she had a three-day weekend. With the weather being cold, and the Smith family not owning a car, we spent the day at home. Ellie, being the creative child that she is, diligently spent the afternoon upstairs, only showing her face to ask odd questions such as 'Can I use one of the big glue sticks?' and 'What are the colours of the rainbow again?'
I was puzzled, but left her to it (I have learnt that this is the best way to deal with my ten year old). Half an hour ago she came downstairs giggling and hiding something behind her back. Mum and dad had to participate in her little game, which consisted of a piece of paper with an alarmingly scary-looking face drawn on it, and a rainbow/heart/pocket thingy glued next to it.
Apparently, it was a lucky dip. We each had to pull something from behind a the rainbow. I won £20, while the hubby won £5 (*snicker*). Alas, it was not real money, but the thirty seconds or so of fun (following around two hours of drawing, writing and sticking) was well worth it according to my daughter.