It's a cute momma and baby elephant. When you put their trunks together you complete the circuit and the baby heart lights up. Gosh! This just melts my heart.
The wood part of this project was easy (the circuit part was a *little* tricky). I saw the picture on pinterest and grabbed a piece of paper and made a pattern. We traced it on 1/4 inch MDF. I cut it out on my scroll saw. Emma then sanded and painted the pieces gray. We found some great animal print felt over at Joann's and knew it would be perfect.
Easy, fun project and I got to have some great bonding time with my daughter. She got some one on one attention (which can be a challenge around here) in which we laughed a whole lot! I love what this project symbolizes to me. The love of a mother can do amazing things for our children. Recently I've been working in the schools in my areas. The difference in behavior and learning for children who have parents who care, love and encourage them versus those who don't is staggering. Love your babies! They might not appreciate it now or even notice but it makes them better little people.