Yesterday, we decorated cookies.
I wanted to give them not only a productive activity on a cloudy afternoon, but also teach them about serving others. So, we decorated cookies with a purpose; to give as a gift to the children of House 2 where our visitor, M, lives with a dozen other energetic little people. We also made up a small platter for the office staff of Casa de Amor.
After they decorated all the cookies, I let them decorate their own from the broken pieces we had collected. While it was hard for them to wait to sample the yumminess, they did a great job staying faithful to the task at hand for the joy of giving to others first.