Grapes!

The other day, we planned and executed a wet, but fun trip to taste table grapes.  There were  thirty different varieties to pick and we brought home a bunch, which I thought would last until at least the end of the week, but half were gone before we even made it home and the other half were gone in a couple of days.  We went with Clara’s friend Maya and despite the rain, both girls had a blast running around, picking and eating grapes, and especially wielding their umbrellas.
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Prior to going, we had some free time to kill, so we made a grape art project.  I got this idea from the great blog, No Time for Flash Cards.  We used purple painted bubble wrap to stamp a “grape” pattern on white paper, backed it with green card stock, and cut it into the shape of a bunch of grapes.
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Step 1: Paint bubble wrap.
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Step 2: Stamp bubble wrap on paper.
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Step 3: Glue onto green card stock and cut.
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Most people think that fall is all about harvesting apples. But really, if you’re in the right frame of mind, its all about the grapes.

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4 Responses to “Grapes!”


  1. 1 Rick October 2, 2010 at 11:36 am

    Is this the kiddie form of a wine tasting trip?

  2. 3 Karen October 2, 2010 at 11:59 am

    Great Blog, and it looks like all the kids had a great time. Love the pictures!

  3. 4 Jenilee October 3, 2010 at 10:03 am

    mmmm! grapes sound yummy off the vine like that! great activity to go with it too!


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