In true form, I signed up for Redditgifts as soon as I found out about it. A few days later I was matched! The person I was to be a Secret Santa for was a person like me---working and with kids, living in Pennsylvania. This person said she liked coffee---that was easy! Alana and I took a little trip to Southern Season (Alana had never been there!) and we bought coffee, chocolate, cookies, and a candle. I hope she liked it all!
A few days ago, I received my gift. My Secret Santa (from Colorado) had read my profile and I think he checked out this blog, commenting on my work as a speech pathologist. I was astounded at his generosity, and his beautiful card (all from a stranger).
Today, I jingle-belled my way to Barnes and Noble to cash in this 50 dollar gift card! My speech kids love hands-on materials---books with lift-the-flaps, games, and toys. I found two cute books they'll love, and two games I can teach them to play. Obviously, I spent it all on the Ephesus kidos! No problem, because when they are happy, talking, socializing, and learning, I'm happy too!
|This was a little over 50 dollars---two games, two books; all fun!|
|nothing beats surprises after each page turn!|
|cute, cute, cute!|
|Each page has its own surprise|
|The directions to the Monster Game|
|Directions to the Robot Building Game|