clothespin people

Don’t think for a minute that we are this spontaneously creative often in our house, but this afternoon my daughter was begging to make a little Thumbelina doll. I knew I had these old fashioned clothespins that would work great, so we picked up the boy from school and got busy.

We made Thumbelina a little “nut” shell to sleep in and covered her up with a leaf.
thumbelina in her nutshell

 

And here she is with her Prince.

thumbelina and her prince

 

The boy couldn’t help but get sucked into the creativity either and made one for himself:

Meet Obi-Wan..lightsaber and all!

 

It was a fun way to spend a rainy afternoon!

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