Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Jarry the Giraffe and Weeta's birthday

After a quiet morning at the park watching baby frogs, the children spent the rest of the day preparing for Aunt Elaine's birthday party. Some presents we bought, some we made. Snow made her a wolf mask. Jin made her a giraffe softie and a card with some fun facts about giraffes. She sketched the design, made the pattern, cut the fabric, and sewed and stuffed in less than two hours.
We played pin the tail on the giraffe and other fun party games that the children prepared.
A teppanyaki restaurant was the birthday girl's choice, the adults enjoyed their sashimi and sake with no interruptions while the little ones marveled at the onion volcano and shrimp tails flying into the chef's pocket and hat. (^o^)

5 comments:

Kate said...

Wow! Great sewing skills!

Anonymous said...

That was one of the best meals ever! I don't know exactly what made that night so special...but hey, why question the magic?

seagrape said...

Thanks, Kate. She's only 9 and together we're learning how to sew. Her designing and sewing skills already surpasses mine.

Anonymous said...

REALLY... i can barely sew on buttons.. teppanyaki..yum yum!

Blur Ting said...

great looking giraffe! I can't even do it.