Monday, March 29, 2010

Musical Chairs

Seriously. I mean it. This time my title is not a joke--I'm really talking about musical chairs. On St. Patrick's Day, Saffron was very excited when I picked her up from school. She was carefully guarding one green cupcake which she said she was saving to be the prize in a wonderful new game she'd learned. She wanted her siblings to compete for the prize in this special mystery game. She wouldn't let them see the cupcake.

When we finally got time to play right before bedtime, the great mystery game she loved so much turned out to be musical chairs. I couldn't smother my giggle. Jasper raised an eyebrow and said he was "too tired to play," so Ruby and Willa played a total of one round around one bar stool. Ruby won (of course, since Willa didn't know what she was doing), and they split the cupcake. Saffron was as delighted as a game show host.

I guess you never know where there are still new discoveries to be made--or which ones will be the most exciting.

7 comments:

Jennifer said...

Ok, mom..start introducing her to all the kid games. Pin the nose on the clown is a must! (Never liked the donkey version.) Glad she is having fun :)

it's just lisa said...

love it!

Percy2626 said...

That is wonderful to see them enjoying a completely normal childhood game together. I'm sure Saffron will learn a lot of new games in her new country. So nice. What a fun memory for all of you!

Big Bahama Mama said...

Next time she's giving away cupcakes, tell her I want to play, too.

Sovic Clan said...

How cute is that??? Your kids were all awesome yesterday at church!! Are you sure they miss you??:)

Emily said...

"Mystery games" and green cupcakes? Saffron knows how to "spice" it up, so to speak.

MsScreensiren said...

A girl after my own heart. I have always loved that game!