Monkey’s imagination

Monkey just makes me laugh – his speech has come on in leaps and bounds these last six months, and his imagination never ceases to amaze me.  He also seems to be absorbing so much information and then adding that newly gained knowledge into his play – fascinating to watch.

As you’ll know from a recent post, we recently visited the Tractor Ted Farm show.  While we were there, there was a Digger display with two back hoe loaders driven by Digger Dave and Digger Tim.  The diggers were JCB’s – just about Monkey’s favourite vehicle ever.

Yesterday he got his toy diggers out – JCB, Bob the Builder, you name it, and then treated me to his own display.  It was brilliant.  He’d taken everything he’d seen in the show onboard and made his own routine, adding obstacles etc to make the display interesting for his audience.  I wish I’d videoed it, but to be frank, I was just enjoying being part of his fun, and I just wanted to be in the moment with him – do you know what I mean?

Anyway, at regular intervals I was told ‘Mummy – wave at Digger Tim / Dave’  and given a rundown of what was happening.

Another result of watching the show displays has resulted in him actually eating a little bit of potato!  He now tells me that new potatoes are in fact hay bales, that Tractor Driver Les has been busy wrapping (another part of the show we watched) and that it is his job to unwrap them!  He’s done this a few times over the last week at dinner time and has then actually eaten a bit of his hay bale.

So between Tractor Ted and JCB’s Larry Loadall, we’re getting some veg inside him!

i’m left wondering what he’ll come up with next 🙂

About Over 40 and a Mum to One

A Mum with a 9 year old son, enjoying life and having fun as my son travels through school life. We love to get outdoors whenever possible and make the most of the world around us. We have a cat called Brewster who makes appearances and I’m a mad Ferrari Formula 1 fan, so that expect to hear about as each season unfolds. We love reviewing days out, toys, games and books and would love the opportunity to look at anything that fits in with our family lifestyle. We are always out and about and offering an insight on the places we visit, with a passion for nature thrown in for good measure. If you like what you read please leave me a comment, I love to hear from people, and always try to reply. Enjoy the read.

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