Fun with Andrew
As I have mentioned previously I am really enjoying seeing and being a part of Grace’s imaginary play development. I think the reason I get so much joy is because I have fond memories from my childhood engaging in imaginary play, from teaching my dolls to swim to having tea parties. I even had an imaginary friend for a time.
While playing in her room today Grace decided that Andrew (the doll) was a little under dressed for our cold wintry weather and so we chose some new clothes for him. I think if Grace had her way he would have been clothed in a dress, but I explained that boys generally don’t wear dresses and, since he was still a newborn baby, that a babygrow was probably better suited and would definitely keep him warmer. She agreed and we dressed him together, choosing a little beanie to complete the outfit.
Here are some photos from our play session – it started with her dancing with Andrew, followed by taking him for a ride on the bike. He then fell off the bike and landed with a “goof” so Grace followed suit. Andrew then got undressed and after some new clothes was ready to face the cold.