Lotta sap here, and lotta pictures.
Since I very sadly missed the two previous parties in Holden’s classroom, we prepared for this one mightily. Check out our healthy snacks: fire-ants-on-a-log and Christmas trees (the trees treat was shamelessly stolen from here).
The small fry was in tow with me, and might I add…um…he digs a buffet. Notice the cheeks? They’re full of stuff.
Before the buffet was officially open for business, however, there was a gathering and focusing of energy and effort and crafting.
And by the way, how beautiful is the teacher?
There were snowflakes to be glittered,
Candy cane reindeer waiting to receive their new googly eyes and pipe cleaner antlers,
Poinsettia plates to be glued and gingerbread houses to be candied.
I was a little snap happy with the camera, finding it impossible to resist these sweet little faces.
They were swarming me, I swear.
And somewhere in the flurry and flying glitter and bouncing and whatnot,
There was a pause for a couple of well rehearsed songs.
It was joyful, I tell you.
And finally, little tummies were filled with treats and sweets,
And I knew it was time to scoop up the Terror when I found him tucked up into the pillows in the reading corner.
He was asleep before we pulled into our own driveway, all of ten minutes away. We partied it up, K-style, and it kicked us to the crib.
Be happy and well and rested out there. And Happy Holidays to you.