Thursday, November 20, 2008

It makes a village


I had never thought of Lincoln Logs as holiday decor until this year. You can build an amazing pilgrim settlement. The teepees are simply decorated with felt pens and twisted - giant recipe cards, with short bamboo skewers holding them up. E came up with the circle of logs near the teepee village. The foam pilgrims and turkeys are $1 crafts from JoAnn's fabrics and my darling Dad made me the wooden turkey many years ago. The boys have had a bit of fun playing with this set-up over the past week, including speeding a race car through the settlement and scattering turkeys everywhere. "Pray pardon me!" was all the pilgrims could say about it.



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3 comments:

Gardner Family said...

What a cute idea. I bet your boys had so much fun with that. What pilgrim village would be complete without a racecar terrorizing the locals!

Laura Major (Learning Is Child's Play) said...

Oh Man! I never thought of using the Lincoln Logs for a Thanksgiving Village! I've got a gazillion of them too, leftover from my kids and PreK Teaching days! I love it!!
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pink and green mama MaryLea said...

This is awesome and it was really nice of the Pilgrims to not get too upset when the race car wrecked their village! ; )

Fondly,
pink and green mama
MaryLea