The weather is warming up. The garden is growing beautifully. Why not strip off your clothes and paint a garden gnome? That's just what we did last weekend.
Mr. Great picked up these paint-a-gnome kits (age 8 and up, but who's counting?) at Target for about $3 each. Each kit contains a small ceramic gnome, a paintbrush, and a set of paints (acrylic?). The kids loved them. They concentrated:
They mixed colors:
They worked hard on their great creations:
They even painted leaves (and their own tummies):
And now we have two cute little friends to look over our garden: