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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Sunday, September 12, 2010

American Girl Class

My precious American Girls.

We studied Felicity this month so, of course, we enjoyed a
tea party!

Each girl was assigned a task- offering tea, a cookie,
sugar, etc.

Then, we played old fashioned games such as Hide the
Ring and Ring Around the Rosie!

The girls did an amazing job creating their fashionable hats.
Ladies in the colonies did not tan. Tan skin meant that you had
worked in the fields.

American Girls and an American Pug!

The girls were so well behaved and a true pleasure to teach.

Plus, they were happy to model for me. A bonus!

Sophia was born in Africa so she is a "newer" American Girl.:)

Katie and Sara became fast friends. They were born one day

Look at Emma's sweet smile!

Frosting cookies for our tea party.

We are going to share many adventures together. Love these
girls already.

What a blessing we will be to each other...

Next month: Molly!


Polka Dot Moon said...

What a wonderful way to teach these girls :)

Adorable pictures too!

amy @ Life in Pink Hi-Tops said...

Love the hats--they're the best. The girls like they had so much fun!! What girl doesn't like a tea party and ring around the rosie?

Lindsay-ann said...

Hi Lori
I enjoyed your pictures of the American Girl class this week. Everyone looks to be having so much fun especially with the tea party and decorating the cookies. The hats are gorgeous and they all make great models. Can't wait to see what fun things you do for 'Molly'.

Sherri said...

Lori, looks like the girls had a wonderful, wonderful time and they learned things too!

Fran. said...

Oh that looks like so much fun!! The hats they did are so pretty. What adorable girls!! I'd be in trouble over the tanning part! opps. Can't wait to see what they learn with Molly! XO Fran.

Tristan said...

I have been waiting for this post..hehe!!

I would fit right in! I am WHITE..lol!

SHE was and will always be my favorite..oh..I just loooove her! You should watch the movie, I thought it was really good too!

I just love this..I hope someone does this for T-A..haha..no such luck in these parts!

Tristan said...

good grief..I posted a really long comment...so I thought :( and somehow it didn't go through!!


Cranberry Morning said...

What a wonderful thing to do for those girls. It's things like this they will not forget. You're making important memories. How lovely! :-)

Cranberry Morning said...

oh yes, and I'm so glad you are enjoying your soaps! :-)

Molly said...

Oh my word! I am loving this! And you do Molly next month, I read all these books when I was little. Those hats are fabulous!!!!
~Molly p

val said...

I love how you incorporate this into your daily lessons!
The photos are fabulous!!!

Robin Beck said...

This post makes me want to join your class!!!! You really did an amazing job on your first class Lori. It looks like it was fun for you and the girls though I bet it was alot of work for you!
I think it's special that you get a chance to make a difference in young girls lives.

Love you,