After tracing lines, she got to do some cut-and-paste. The scissors took about 10 seconds to learn, and then she just took off, before I even finished explaining!
Pasting the pictures below matching pictures came next, and that was fun- especially once she realized its ok if a little bit of glue gets on her hand (0;
Then came the satisfaction of smoothing out the page, admiring her work, and putting it on Papa’s shelf for him to see when he gets home. I wonder how many today she’ll ask if it’s time for Papa yet? It’s been 5 minutes since we finished and she’s already asked for “more school” (a VERY common refrain around here) 3 times!