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« on: March 04, 2008 09:41:28 AM »

She's eight.  And yes, I know...very detailed oriented.  And resourceful.  It runs in the family!    Grin
the gerbs are just the arms cut straight from an old bear from a thrift store.  Straight pins for eyes.  She found some quilting thread in my stash for whiskers.  toothpicks for teeth. 
I manned the glue gun, but thats about it!

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« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2008 09:56:48 AM »

Wow. She did a wonderful job. Very smart to have thought of using an old bear to make the gerbils. The whole scene looks great!
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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2008 09:59:47 AM »

I am gonna rock this  Cool
One, they are soo cute!
Two for being very creative for such a young age!
Three for recycling  Smiley
Four, if you can't get anymore pets (like me), this is perfect  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2008 10:03:23 AM »

That's great!  I love the gerbils!  I made lotsa diorama's in my day.  If I could think of a reason I had to make one now, I would be all about it.

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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2008 10:03:34 AM »

That's impressive.  What a great idea to use teddy bear arms for the gerbils!

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« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2008 10:12:51 AM »

They are so cute ive been 'awwwwwwing' and 'aaaaaaaahhhhhing' at the computer screen for a while. Please let your little one know we think shes got some mad skillz! Kudos for recycling too!
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« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2008 10:40:15 AM »

she did a great job! And detail oriented is a good thing it will serve her well in the future! Give her kudo's from me. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2008 11:05:31 AM »

So...Are the gerbils wild, or the diorama?
She did an awesome job! High five!!! Very creative. And you're such a good mama to have done the glue gun part. I've got so many scars on my hands from that thing!
She gets a this rocks from me.

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« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2008 11:26:07 AM »

she loves gerbils, and chose them for her animal project.  I told her that her teacher did not need a report on PET gerbils, so she researched WILD gerbils! she's a hoot!
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« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2008 11:35:11 AM »

too adorable!

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