Reed started singing to Lila, "I am a child of God, and sooooo my knees are gray!" Actual lyrics: "And so my needs are great." His knees really are kind of gray, though, from playing outside :)
Reed thinks it's really cool that the word "red" is quite close to "Reed." Sometimes, when he writes his name, he decides to write "red" instead of "Reed"--which he thinks is hilarious.
Reed has a serious desire to understand how everything works. And, if I don't have the answer when he asks how something works, he makes up his own response. He also likes to hypothesize how things work, e.g. "Oh, I bet that when it gets to that twisty part it moves the lever so the other thing can go down." He impresses me.
Reed still loves k'nex, and the other day he came up with a new fun way to play with them. First, he made a k'nex structure. Then he put his structure onto a piece of paper and traced the structure. Finally, he colored the outline in according to the colors of the pieces of the original structure. He came up with this idea all by himself while he was doing quiet time!
Reed loves to show things to me that he finds awesome. He comes out of quiet time usually a few times to show me an awesome building he's made, a cool picture he found in a book, or a prize he's won on his game thing. He always says, "Isn't this cool, Mommy?"
Reed is such a great helper. When I'm working on something, he almost always asks, "Is there something I can help with?" He has such a tender heart.