A gift of driftwood

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One of the baby shower gifts given to us when I was pregnant with Paxlet was a bag of driftwood pieces.

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These driftwood pieces had been tossed around in the ocean, washed ashore on the local beaches of my hometown, picked up by a family friend, washed (the sand, salt and other dirty-ness away) and then given to us for the boy to play with, someday. That someday has come! I brought these out the other day for Paxlet and he has been having fun with them.

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Paxlet took this picture (with my help holding the camera).

He has picked out pieces for me, Mr Siili and himself. Today we found some that looked like they had a mouth in them. After one of the pieces bit my ankle, and I said that wasn’t so nice, it ate some paper instead. I can’t wait to see what more Paxlet will do with them. He has already said he’d like an airplane from these. I see some nails in the future. I also think we can make some great creatures and other things out of these pieces of driftwood with some paint, glue/nails, feathers, wiggly eyes and more!

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4 thoughts on “A gift of driftwood

  1. What a lovely gift. And I have to admit even though I heard the term “driftwood” before, of course, I obviously have never seen any. Because I was surprised it looked like that. No idea, what I thought it would look like beforeLOL

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