Ah, summer. Your long days that go so quickly! With kids home from school and temps soaring, we spend more time in the water than on land :)
Summer is for mermaids.
The next best thing to being a little mermaid is making a little mermaid. I am super-lucky that my niece spends a few days a week with us in the summertime. We play outisde, go to the river, and craft together. We call it Camp Lenkaland :)
My daughter needed Forest Fairies for an entry in the county fair (more on that later). While my daughter sewed her fairies, my niece made a mermaid.
So sweet :). These mermaids aren't for swimming in real water, of course, but she's already joined my niece's collection of Very Special Things. We can create magic :)
Yes, summer is fleeting. Yet the memories last forever :)