Well maybe obsessed with them describes the situation better. There’s no doubt that this year will be remembered as the year of Thomas and friends. He knows all the engines names, even those he doesn’t have (yet!). He tells stories about them, they dine at our table, they walk with us to preschool, they patiently wait behind the bathroom door. So when i asked him what would he like to see on his new preschool bag, you can imagine what he chose – trains!
And the final result:
He loved making this – choosing colors (OK, maybe i did help narrow down the selection a little), “helping” me pull the needle and floss, and the cute buttons for the steam puffs? entirely his idea!
He felt very proud wearing his special bag, and telling his teachers he helped mommy make it.
If you’re wondering “why bother making something you could easily get in the mall” this is the answer, and it’s definitely worth it.