One of the first things many people comment on when they first come to visit is the fact that we don't have a television. We hardly notice unless they remind us, but as the boys are growing older we have noticed that they have a great love of books - perhaps even more so because they don't have a TV to entertain their little minds for hours each day.
Emil usually makes a little reading 'cave' in the corner of our sofa by surrounding himself with pillows and can stay there reading for hours.
So I figured it might be fun to make some bookmarks for their books and that is what we did one afternoon ... totally nerdy, I know. We got some fun supplies, like paper punches, ribbons and wavy cardboard and they had a blast with it.
The next morning I found them busy making more, haven woken up early to keep crafting away while we slept in ...