I originally grabbed onto this idea as something quick and easy I could do with the kids to help make our house a home. Not too many materials needed, low skill level required, easy peasy. Also, due to my previously mentioned tendency toward laziness, I rarely decorate for holidays, especially quick ones like Valentines Day, unless you count throwing some red crepe paper at the still-up Christmas tree "Valentine Decorating." You can imagine how boring my bulletin boards were when I was a classroom teacher.
ANYWAY, overall I did like this project, but stringing the pompoms ended up being more difficult than I thought and my little ones did not have the fine-motor skills to manage it. I thought they could just play with the poms while I strung them, but the little
|"Seriously, put that camera away or I'll mess you up."|
|7 minutes of quiet play, followed by 10 minutes of screaming and fighting over whose pompoms were whose.|