If your are anything like mine they love to dump things. After a little of playing in any room everything gets scattered. They often tell me it is part of their game.
|making patterns with spools|
Today we made some patterns with little wooden spools. Then we became log loaders and delivery trucks. At clean up time no one really wanted to help, until...
|Mommy's truck starts the clean up|
Mommy's flat bed ruck started down the road to deliver some important packages to the store. "Oh my look at all the different buckets that we emptied. Maybe we can sort them all into the right spots."
|Some of our mess|
|Little bears bed of spools|
|Mj's truck pushes some blocks|
|Caterpillar gets into the action|
The boys had a fun time cleaning with me and using their toys to help. Some times it works so much better to work with where they are at rather than nag about cleaning.
How do you get your kids to clean up?