Leaves and Adventure Elves

Whenever we take a walk in the woods, Robin brings home a pocketful of treasure.

I packed up four boxes of twigs and dead leaves for this house move – like I didn’t have anything better to do.

I didn’t, I suppose; at least, not in the shining eyes of my four year old.

I was ironing a leaf he had found down at the river and it just looked like it could be something.

Something that would last longer; a memory of a day on the riverbank looking for adventure.

Maybe a felted hoop for the wall.

Or maybe, just maybe, a cloak for an autumn elf.

I can already picture it wrapped around his shoulders as he creeps along the riverbank beside us, also looking for adventure.

I think I feel a story coming on…

Published by vickyinelvenrealm

I am a homeschooling mum living in New Zealand. My first elves, Adam and Merribelle, were created last year to teach regrouping to my son. They have been busy since then...

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