I Love to Create: The T-shirt is Your Kid’s Canvas
As summer vacation comes to an end (*pausing for applause*), us parents are always looking for last ditch efforts to keep our kiddos occupied. Decorating t-shirts is always a favorite time-passer in our house but frankly, with 2 weeks left and counting until school starts, mama’s tired; I don’t feel like dealing with paints and their accompanying mess. Enter the brilliance of fabric markers!
Originally, I pitched this project to my sons as a thematic one involving drawing their favorite Summertime memory, on a plain t-shirt. I thought that it might be nice for them to wear it throughout the year as a reminder of some of the things they got to do on their off-time. The response from my 9-year-old however, was less than positive. It went something like this:
Tanner: Can we draw our least favorite memory instead?
Me: No. Why do you ask, though?
Tanner: Because if we could, mine would be of this project.
Ok then; it was clearly time for a Plan B.
Since school shopping has begun and with it has come many the request for one character shirt or another (Star Wars, Sponge Bob, Halo, etc.), I suggested that perhaps, they might want to draw their own versions of one of their favorites. This actually got them really excited–praise the crafty Gods! With a little persuasion and a pack of pens my boys created their shirts, their way: featuring Super Mario Bros. bomb guys. It was a good compromise if you ask me!
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Side note (that likely no one by me will care about): Giving away hanks on St Patrick's Day, of my Montoya Merino yarn feels appropriate as my dad used to always say that my brother and I were Spirish (Spanish + Irish). Thank you for listening.
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