There is one question–maybe even a concern–that we have been getting a lot of lately: Where are all of Greta’s toys?! Sometimes it is out of genuine curiosity and sometimes it is a little condescending, but either way it shows up in some form (my inbox, facebook, a comment, instgram, etc.) at least once a week. Yesterday we received the question in comment form and I figured it was time to address is once and for all. Here’s an excerpt from the comment posted on yesterday’s post:
…I have noticed though as I look through the pictures that there are no signs of a three year old girl living in your house. You have mentioned blocks, books and a train set, but no kitchen play set, no baby dolls, no baby doll crib, no barbies, no doll house, no playhouse, no swingset in the backyard. This makes me wonder since Greta has no siblings to play with, maybe she is bored. All 3 years olds are high energy, active and easily bored maybe she just needs more to entertain herself with….
The imaginary version of a kitchen just wouldn’t cut it for her. She has friends that have them – she just isn’t interested. Another activity that Greta spends her days exploring takes place in the studio. When we designed the studio, we knew it would be a place for both Greta and I–and it really is. Not only does Greta have her very own chalkboard table in there, but she frequently takes over my easel to paint.
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