Friday, 13 July 2012

Eleanor is 5!

Our little girl turned 5 on Sunday!

James has been working on a quilt for her for months. He tried to tell her that it was fro someone else, but I think she had her suspicions! Anyway, her face lit up when she opened his present and saw what it was!

Although - I think James was even more excited to give it to her!

Sorry about the photos; there was bad backlighting.

Eleanor went to get her teddies to wrap them in their quilt, and took ages - apparently she had to dress them first!

We gave her a fancy geared bike so she'll better be able to keep up with Simon and James on their long rides around this hilly area.

After a practice (it's on the large side for her just yet), they went for a ride to the adventure playground at the nearby National Park.

Next term James is participating in a bike riding program at school with the other R-2 classes, and we found out today that Eleanor's new Reception class are able to do it as well, which is excellent. It teaches them improved bike handling and safety skills.

I'm not sure I'm ready to have two school-aged children, but I get no say in the matter!

Happy 5th Birthday Eleanor!


Quiltbenaco said...

Auguri Eleanor!!!!
Auguri dall'Italia!

~LilOlFrankie~ said...

That's so sweet Emma! What lovely, beautiful children you have!

Bec Clarke said...

Awww that is so sweet she looks so happy and so does he.
Another talented Quiltmaker in the making.

Marls said...

How gorgeous. They both look so happy.James did so well with his quilt skills.