This is Part 2.  Part 1 is here.

I LOVE how kids think!  I love their unbridled creativity… and when you allow them the freedom to create and play (without hovering and controlling and telling and instructing)… I think children come up with the most profound stuff – on their own.

Here’s some more pics of what my kids create – and how they play – when left to their own devices:

Morgan found a feather... and then she found some ink... and decided to experiment...

Morgan found a feather… and then she found some ink… and decided to experiment…

These are actually two "forts" built for their "Emergency Robots" (made from lego)...

These are actually two “forts” built for their “Emergency Robots” (made from lego)…

You probably can't see them - but this is a game where the Emergency Robots are being washed away down a flooded river!

You probably can’t see them – but this is a game where the “Emergency Robots” are being washed away down a flooded river!

I'm not sure what his character is on this occasion... I can't keep up!

I’m not sure what his character is on this occasion… I can’t keep up!

Morgan is very jealous of American kids who get to go "Trick or Treating" (which is not a big 'thing' here in South Africa). She decided to make herself a "witch hat"... I think it's pretty impressive!

Morgan is very jealous of American kids who get to go “Trick or Treating” (which is not a big *thing* here in South Africa). She decided to make herself a “witch hat”… I think it’s pretty impressive!  She also applied her own make-up.

Morgan's "Witch Outfit". She says that if we had Trick-or-Treating (here)... then this is what she'd wear.

Morgan’s “Witch Outfit”. She says that if we had Trick-or-Treating (here)… then this is what she’d wear.

Joah building a creation out of rocks, and other bits and pieces collected from the ground (at a nursery)...

Joah building a creation out of rocks, and other bits and pieces collected from the ground (at a nursery)…

The kids made this...

The kids made this…

There's actually a whole story around this Bug Homestead. It has a garden, a cabbage patch and a lightning pole.

There’s actually a whole story around this Bug Homestead. It has a garden, a cabbage patch and a lightning pole.

And finally….  these two photos were taken by Nick (on his old cell phone – hence the bad quality).  He was busy working in his studio… and Morgan kept appearing at his door in new outfits…. hee-hee!

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And… for pure nostalgia’s sake…  here’s some photos of what I used to get up to when I was a kid…

Art... at any opportunity...

Art… at any opportunity.

Inventing and rehearsing shows (this was a performance we did for "the grown-ups")...

Inventing and rehearsing shows (this was a performance we did for “the grown-ups”)…

Inventing new games (I can't remember what this one was about... but it involved me pulling my sister and her sign... and the doll... around our garden on the wagon)...

Inventing new games. I can’t remember what this one was about – but it involved pulling my sister (and her sign, and her doll) around on a wagon.

Rotten apricot fights (I'm the one in the middle)...