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2013 2013 2013 <span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">When we were at a friend's house recently we saw some turtles swimming in their nearby river, and then a few days later we saw some more turtles at our local nature museum. With the end of summer in sight I thought it was about time for another themed water table!</span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-TGYKB6Hly2g/UhO8mGxxvLI/AAAAAAAAGS0/iLSM5ajvrjE/s1600/TurtleTableColl.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="320" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-TGYKB6Hly2g/UhO8mGxxvLI/AAAAAAAAGS0/iLSM5ajvrjE/s320/TurtleTableColl.jpg" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="241" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"></span><br /><a name='more'></a><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">The components of this water table were as follows:</span><br /><ul><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Rocks and pebbles (from Dollar Store)</span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://craftulate.blogspot.com/2013/05/discovering-water-beads.html" target="_blank">Water beads</a></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Large plastic toy turtle</span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://amzn.com/B001BL8978" target="_blank">12 small plastic toy turtles</a></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Plastic leaves</span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://amzn.com/B005E75KIG" target="_blank">Mega Grow turtle</a></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Pull-string swimming turtle toy</span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Plastic tree (from our <a href="http://craftulate.blogspot.com/2013/07/tropical-island-water-table.html" target="_blank">Tropical Island Water Table</a>)</span></li></ul><div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">I assembled the table while F was napping. I added everything other than the swimming turtle (as it needed deeper water).</span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gcd682UnkLo/UhFHBO-okDI/AAAAAAAAGNw/fI7kMpBChmU/s1600/P1040655.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="311" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gcd682UnkLo/UhFHBO-okDI/AAAAAAAAGNw/fI7kMpBChmU/s320/P1040655.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-oIklBjO2Dwk/UhFHGXeJjwI/AAAAAAAAGN4/KQDljdGWO-A/s1600/P1040654.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="320" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-oIklBjO2Dwk/UhFHGXeJjwI/AAAAAAAAGN4/KQDljdGWO-A/s320/P1040654.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="291" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vWoLSAitNr8/UhFHHU0bIxI/AAAAAAAAGOA/ud-Y_6mVcd8/s1600/P1040656.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vWoLSAitNr8/UhFHHU0bIxI/AAAAAAAAGOA/ud-Y_6mVcd8/s320/P1040656.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">The turtles looked very happy in their new habitat! When F got up from his nap I showed him the new themed water table. He immediately went over to investigate - he particularly liked the pebbles and rocks which he'd not seen before. It was a hot day and the water beads felt lovely and cool!</span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-6pwqbtLwxIQ/UhFHiPBml7I/AAAAAAAAGOI/yUknKS5cyrA/s1600/P1040668.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-6pwqbtLwxIQ/UhFHiPBml7I/AAAAAAAAGOI/yUknKS5cyrA/s320/P1040668.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-mg3qaXqLnq8/UhFHiESO4aI/AAAAAAAAGOM/U1pAIDJjnro/s1600/P1040669.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-mg3qaXqLnq8/UhFHiESO4aI/AAAAAAAAGOM/U1pAIDJjnro/s320/P1040669.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">I had expected the Mega Grow turtle to be the star attraction, but if I'd bothered to read the packet I would have seen that it takes at least 72 hours for it to grow - although it can grow up to 600% it's original size!&nbsp;</span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">After a while I added more water and brought out the pull-string swimming turtle. It wasn't as realistic as the rest of the turtles, but it was very cute!</span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-v3YCmtkVcNQ/UhFIBoFrHUI/AAAAAAAAGOg/-MI1y6e-dVw/s1600/P1040670.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-v3YCmtkVcNQ/UhFIBoFrHUI/AAAAAAAAGOg/-MI1y6e-dVw/s320/P1040670.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-PdzQdSkiQo8/UhFIBP6mP2I/AAAAAAAAGOY/kiz_NRPlBkQ/s1600/P1040671.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-PdzQdSkiQo8/UhFIBP6mP2I/AAAAAAAAGOY/kiz_NRPlBkQ/s320/P1040671.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">And what of that growing turtle? As it happened we didn't play with this the next day so I was feeling slightly nervous when I peeled back the <a href="http://craftulate.blogspot.com/2013/07/no-sew-water-table-cover-tutorial.html" target="_blank">water table cover</a> two days later. But although the turtle had expanded - it hadn't taken over the whole habitat - yet!</span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4Zz6-v_9wS0/UhPxkOLP1-I/AAAAAAAAGTE/9Bnzjbx2fYU/s1600/P1040714.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="320" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4Zz6-v_9wS0/UhPxkOLP1-I/AAAAAAAAGTE/9Bnzjbx2fYU/s320/P1040714.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="298" /></a></div><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Later we played with this cute book in the bath: <a href="http://amzn.com/1848796013" target="_blank">Silly Turtle</a></span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mUTRRdJfDr4/UhSuqOC0uRI/AAAAAAAAGTY/rDVbvJ_Myv4/s1600/IMAG1925.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="200" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mUTRRdJfDr4/UhSuqOC0uRI/AAAAAAAAGTY/rDVbvJ_Myv4/s200/IMAG1925.jpg" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="197" /></a><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-N-9tVVZUyqY/UhSuqCi8SkI/AAAAAAAAGTU/ovwDJ_cTdYA/s1600/IMAG1928.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="168" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-N-9tVVZUyqY/UhSuqCi8SkI/AAAAAAAAGTU/ovwDJ_cTdYA/s200/IMAG1928.jpg" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="200" /></a></div><br /><ul></ul></div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">When we were at a friend's house recently we saw some turtles swimming in their nearby river, and then a few days later we saw some more turtles at our local nature museum. With the end of summer in sight I thought it was about time for another themed water table!</span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-TGYKB6Hly2g/UhO8mGxxvLI/AAAAAAAAGS0/iLSM5ajvrjE/s1600/TurtleTableColl.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="320" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-TGYKB6Hly2g/UhO8mGxxvLI/AAAAAAAAGS0/iLSM5ajvrjE/s320/TurtleTableColl.jpg" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="241" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"></span><br /><a name='more'></a><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">The components of this water table were as follows:</span><br /><ul><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Rocks and pebbles (from Dollar Store)</span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://craftulate.blogspot.com/2013/05/discovering-water-beads.html" target="_blank">Water beads</a></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Large plastic toy turtle</span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://amzn.com/B001BL8978" target="_blank">12 small plastic toy turtles</a></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Plastic leaves</span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://amzn.com/B005E75KIG" target="_blank">Mega Grow turtle</a></span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Pull-string swimming turtle toy</span></li><li><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Plastic tree (from our <a href="http://craftulate.blogspot.com/2013/07/tropical-island-water-table.html" target="_blank">Tropical Island Water Table</a>)</span></li></ul><div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">I assembled the table while F was napping. I added everything other than the swimming turtle (as it needed deeper water).</span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gcd682UnkLo/UhFHBO-okDI/AAAAAAAAGNw/fI7kMpBChmU/s1600/P1040655.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="311" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gcd682UnkLo/UhFHBO-okDI/AAAAAAAAGNw/fI7kMpBChmU/s320/P1040655.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-oIklBjO2Dwk/UhFHGXeJjwI/AAAAAAAAGN4/KQDljdGWO-A/s1600/P1040654.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="320" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-oIklBjO2Dwk/UhFHGXeJjwI/AAAAAAAAGN4/KQDljdGWO-A/s320/P1040654.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="291" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vWoLSAitNr8/UhFHHU0bIxI/AAAAAAAAGOA/ud-Y_6mVcd8/s1600/P1040656.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vWoLSAitNr8/UhFHHU0bIxI/AAAAAAAAGOA/ud-Y_6mVcd8/s320/P1040656.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">The turtles looked very happy in their new habitat! When F got up from his nap I showed him the new themed water table. He immediately went over to investigate - he particularly liked the pebbles and rocks which he'd not seen before. It was a hot day and the water beads felt lovely and cool!</span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-6pwqbtLwxIQ/UhFHiPBml7I/AAAAAAAAGOI/yUknKS5cyrA/s1600/P1040668.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-6pwqbtLwxIQ/UhFHiPBml7I/AAAAAAAAGOI/yUknKS5cyrA/s320/P1040668.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-mg3qaXqLnq8/UhFHiESO4aI/AAAAAAAAGOM/U1pAIDJjnro/s1600/P1040669.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-mg3qaXqLnq8/UhFHiESO4aI/AAAAAAAAGOM/U1pAIDJjnro/s320/P1040669.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">I had expected the Mega Grow turtle to be the star attraction, but if I'd bothered to read the packet I would have seen that it takes at least 72 hours for it to grow - although it can grow up to 600% it's original size!&nbsp;</span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">After a while I added more water and brought out the pull-string swimming turtle. It wasn't as realistic as the rest of the turtles, but it was very cute!</span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-v3YCmtkVcNQ/UhFIBoFrHUI/AAAAAAAAGOg/-MI1y6e-dVw/s1600/P1040670.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-v3YCmtkVcNQ/UhFIBoFrHUI/AAAAAAAAGOg/-MI1y6e-dVw/s320/P1040670.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-PdzQdSkiQo8/UhFIBP6mP2I/AAAAAAAAGOY/kiz_NRPlBkQ/s1600/P1040671.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-PdzQdSkiQo8/UhFIBP6mP2I/AAAAAAAAGOY/kiz_NRPlBkQ/s320/P1040671.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="320" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">And what of that growing turtle? As it happened we didn't play with this the next day so I was feeling slightly nervous when I peeled back the <a href="http://craftulate.blogspot.com/2013/07/no-sew-water-table-cover-tutorial.html" target="_blank">water table cover</a> two days later. But although the turtle had expanded - it hadn't taken over the whole habitat - yet!</span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4Zz6-v_9wS0/UhPxkOLP1-I/AAAAAAAAGTE/9Bnzjbx2fYU/s1600/P1040714.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="320" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4Zz6-v_9wS0/UhPxkOLP1-I/AAAAAAAAGTE/9Bnzjbx2fYU/s320/P1040714.JPG" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="298" /></a></div><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Later we played with this cute book in the bath: <a href="http://amzn.com/1848796013" target="_blank">Silly Turtle</a></span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mUTRRdJfDr4/UhSuqOC0uRI/AAAAAAAAGTY/rDVbvJ_Myv4/s1600/IMAG1925.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="200" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mUTRRdJfDr4/UhSuqOC0uRI/AAAAAAAAGTY/rDVbvJ_Myv4/s200/IMAG1925.jpg" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="197" /></a><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-N-9tVVZUyqY/UhSuqCi8SkI/AAAAAAAAGTU/ovwDJ_cTdYA/s1600/IMAG1928.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="" border="0" height="168" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-N-9tVVZUyqY/UhSuqCi8SkI/AAAAAAAAGTU/ovwDJ_cTdYA/s200/IMAG1928.jpg" title="Craftulate: Turtle Themed Water Table" width="200" /></a></div><br /><ul></ul></div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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