Saturday, 5 May 2012

Muddy Puddle fun!


We love being outside as a family, and I must confess I've found the dismal wet weather a challenge to say the least! Boo is very active, he loves to run about as a pirate or a knight and imagine tigers have escaped or that there is a dragon living in a tree!  Playtime outside seems to have been limited for several weeks, often resulting in us running for cover with only a clap of thunder for warning!


In between the rain there was some glorious sunshine this week, and the boys and I ventured out to play making the most of being outside while it was dry. Boo decided we should play car recovery, a game which basically  involved driving a toy car into the mud and then recovering it with his digger! Inevitably this was a very muddy game..




Yes he has made a trench in the garden..


Getting absolutely caked in mud and soaked through wasn't exactly my aim for the afternoon, but I have to confess it brought back many memories of making 'mud pies' as a youngster! I remember my own Mother was never terribly impressed by how muddy I used to come in from the garden! Elvis decided sitting in puddles was a more exciting adventure, resulting in at least two changes of trousers and some very soggy welly boots! A load of washing and a warm bath later, the only evidence (apart from this photo) of this muddy outdoor adventure is E's soggy boots still trying to dry in the airing cupboard! 



2 comments:

  1. there is nothing more fun than a muddy patch in the garden :)

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    1. It's so true! They were so entertained! Wellies are still trying to dry though..!

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