Jesse has entered a phase that, if he follows his brothers' footsteps, will bring him joy for years. Legos.
Most of the time he has in his hands a little spaceship or guy made of a few tiny pieces. Today at the checkout at Target we saw a little packet of bricks to make a flying ninja. For the first time ever, Jesse had his own set.
As soon as we walked in the door, he dumped out the pieces and followed the instructions to put it together.
I love the tidal wave sound of a boy raking his fingers through a pile of bricks, looking for just the right piece. I love the contented concentration as they work.
If I were stranded on a desert island with a boy, Legos would top my list of things to bring.
Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. Luke 6:38
Bibliophilic mother of six
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