Channeling Calvin on a Snow Day

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Indiana has been a kid’s paradise recently. Snow days abound, and winter looks like winter. Throw in a birthday gift of The Complete Calvin & Hobbes, and we had the makings of a very geeky afternoon.

Swimming With Sharks, as inspired by Calvin & HobbesSwimming With Sharks, as inspired by Calvin & Hobbes

"Swimming With Sharks," as inspired by Calvin & Hobbes

Not satisfied with the white-on-white medium, we armed ourselves with some spray bottles filled with red and blue food coloring. Since the snow wasn’t quite packing properly, the boys also brought out another spray bottle filled with water. This proved very useful in crafting our shark fins.

This wasn’t the first doomed snowman of the year. A couple weeks ago, my kids crafted an homage to Calvin all on their own.

A snowman being swallowed by the earthA snowman being swallowed by the earth

A snowman being swallowed by the earth

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