Our Thoughts: Five Minute Friday Kids’ Edition: Present

A present from Littlenificent

Hi! I hope everyone had a good week! Ours has been really busy, but quite good. Today’s word prompt for Five Minute Friday is “present.”

Maisy, age 3, brought me this paper and said, “This is a present for my baby brother. It’s a picture of him.”

A present from Littlenificent

The older two wanted to try typing theirs today, so here’s what they have to say:

Mariana, age 6:

Present to Give and Present to get Presents to Give and to get. do make me a Present.

sing a special  Present song . hats  can be Present to. here’s a poem I made up :Present Present 900 for me and 8900 for you 

AND STOP

Maggie, age 8:

Present means lots of things. Present is something you give somebody that’s wrapped in fancy paper with a ribbon. You get presents on your birthday. Present is when your teacher at school does roll call and your name is called you say present. Presents are fun toys or books or pencils and pens. I love presents.

AND STOP

And finally from their mom, I wanted to leave off with my favorite picture of Mariana opening a present. I don’t think I’ll ever forget the unbridled joy of this moment.

The unbridled joy of being given a present

Have a joy-filled week!

By Tina Chen

Tina is a book-loving, globe-trotting, home-schooling mom of five kids. Her greatest passions are learning with her husband how to live and love like Jesus and teaching others to do the same. She particularly enjoys teaching kids to worship and pray fervently and creatively. She loves music, cooking, and reading, and is a complete sucker for a good redemptive analogy! Tina blogs at mommynificent.com and desperatehomeschoolers.com.

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