Wednesday saw me outnumbered by 5 to 1 on the male / female ratio front. What to do with a house full of boys? Well, we made aeroplanes from balsa wood and a sheet of styrofoam. Other ingredients included - copious amounts of gaffer tape and a little nut and bolt taped to the nose to balance the whole ensemble.
|Ready for the first flight! |
The concentrated calm that overtook these four little bundles of energy was a sight to behold. They cut and sanded and watched and waited patiently.
|Up, up and away|
And then they threw and retrieved and ran and threw and ran some more as if their lives depended upon it until the sun began to dip.
It was a beautiful thing to be part of.