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Cracking Nuts aka Entertainment in a Snack {Wordless Wednesday}

nutcracker and whole nuts child holding nutcrackerchild cracking whole pecans

nut cracking detritus

This, my friends, is how Lil occupies much of her time these days: cracking nuts in shells. The only downside is the pile of sharp fragments, some of which inevitably fly across the room and end up on the floor waiting for a bare foot to poke. Sweeping up is a small price to pay for the hours of entertainment, fine motor development, and nutritious snacking.