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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Toddlers, Play Doh, and Counting, Oh My!

Today when Soren went down for his afternoon nap, Ashe decided he wanted to play with Play Doh. Normally I just hang out with him and chit chat while he plays but today, while facing the play doh, an idea came to me. I decided to try and work on Ashes numbers while using the gooey substance on my kitchen table. Grabbing the blue doh I started to pull off chunks and make small play doh balls. he can count to 10 and is starting to learn more, so I decided to work up to the number 15. Carefully I made 15 balls, lined them up and turned to Ashe.
"Hey Ashe, want to count with me?"
"YEAH! 123456789 READYSETGO!!!!"
"OK Ashe, come count with Mommy. See these balls here?"
"THOSE NO BALLS, MOMMY. THOSE POOP!"
"....No, they're not poop. They're balls."
"NO, MOMMY, POOP. THEY LOOK LIKE ASHES POOP."
"Well it's not poop. It's balls made out of Play Doh. We don't play with poop, do we?"
"NO WE DON'T PLAY WITH POOP. POOP IS DISGUSTING. WHY MOMMY PLAY WITH POOP?"
Sigh. Gritting my teeth I mutter "It's not poop." I try again. "Ashe, come count with Mommy."
"OK"
"Can you count how many I have here?"
"OK MOMMY." He focuses on the line of balls I have and starts counting. "1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,14,0.."
"Very good! Close. We just missed a few numbers though. Let's do it together ok?"
"OK MOMMY."
So we begin to count together. "1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15"
"15! 15 POOPS!" Ashe grins proudly and claps his hands. I just put my face in my hands trying to decide if I want to laugh or cry. At least we got to 15 though.

3 comments:

Stacey said...

LOL- it's like a carry over from MMO- we worked on numbers 1-10 in circle today:)

Rhaven said...

LOL! Well if he tells you next week he worked on numbers with Mommy and poop you now know what he means =)

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