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Collect some twigs, some leaves, glitter, baubles, gems, material, whatever you fancy to build yourself a little tree. Keep it upright in a ball of playdough or plasticine.
Choose 3 special leaves and write on each 3 adjectives or descriptive words that describe first, your mum (at the root of the tree), you as a mum (in the middle) and your children (at the top). You can add more than one leaf at the top for more children if you want or simply use the 3 words to describe all your children.
Big thanks to Stevie for this idea - collecting materials and making the trees is a great activity to do with your children too.
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bottom to top: Nutty, truthly, gobby - stubborn, chilled, gobby - loving, tender, trouble - active, chubby, smiley
bottom to top: Loving, supportive, beautiful - loyal, stressed, insecure - clever, gorgeous, gobby
bottom to top: Wise, stubborn, strong - hormonal, loyal, funny - handsome, inquisitive, mischievous
bottom to top: gorgeous, lively, cheeky - caring, funny, loving - generous, stubborn, active
bottom to top: determined, strong, amazing - caring, confident, beautiful - cuddly, cute, kind
Bottom to top: energetic, supportive, generous - strong, gentle, aspiring - strong-willed, kind, imaginative - expressive, calm, fun
bottom to top: Loving, caring and truthful - caring, big softy and dumb - playful, healthy and happy
bottom to top: selfish, distant, inconsiderate - humourous, sporty, determined - sensitive, creative, proud - strong,valued, loving
bottom to top: Encouraging, loving, kind - argumentative, giving, protective - cuddly, inquisitive, whiney
bottom to top: fussy, nosey, resilient - sympathetic (?), funny, imperfect - gorgeous, unconfident, kind
bottom to top: Supportive, caring, loving - protective, loyal, shy - mischievous, happy, gorgeous - clever, bold, inquisitive
bottom to top: kind, helpful, caring - playful, colourful, caring - beautiful, independent, clever
bottom to top: wise, loving, beautiful - clever, hard-working, caring - cheeky, gorgeous, kind
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