A few days ago I posted my Kids Holiday Book Favorites list that included the book Finding Christmas by Robert Munsch. Last night it happened to be the advent book the kids chose to unwrap, so at bedtime we enjoyed the tale of the young girl desperately searching for her Christmas presents.
Well, today I discovered my 4 year old has been doing a little Christmas finding of his own. I have been tucking most of their gifts up on the shelves of our closet where there is no way they can reach them. I thought I had done a good job keeping them hidden and out of reach, but this morning I found out otherwise.
Our conversation this morning went something like this:
“Can I see that Minion toy up in your closet?”
“Which Minion toy? Why would I have Minion’s in my closet.”
“Yes you do! That one behind the Olaf bag.”
Well, yes there is. I hid it behind the bag where there was no way you could possibly see or know about it.
“What do you mean? I don’t see anything behind the bag.”
“Yeah there is. Just come look over here. There is a Minion toy! I can see it says Minion’s right there!”
Sure enough, in the farthest corner of my closet, there it was. The kid can’t read yet but he sure can recognize logo’s. Luckily he can’t see what the actual toy is so it will still be a bit of a surprise, but it seems I need to work on my hiding skills.
His guess is that it is a Minion spaceship. For those who are curious, I have gone against my better judgement and the actual purchased gift in question is this:
I guess it is time to get busy wrapping!