Pieces Of Ice

On a family walk the other day we discovered the simplicities of playing with ice.

Maya and Ted had walked out on to the ice covered lake and collected pieces of ice, bringing them back on to the jetty…

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Ted found them difficult to grasp – he had trouble stopping the pieces slipping out of his hands…

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A simple piece of ice is so interesting to investigate…

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Maya tried hard to make a sculpture, but it wasn’t quite cold enough and she could only manage to stack them…

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…but in the end she had to settle for drawing on the ice with a piece of coal she found…

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…to draw a face…

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..which she was very happy with !

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