Shiny & New

While cleaning out a cabinet last week I came across a container full of shiny, star shaped decorations left over from a past project.  Then, of course, I put them in the loose parts area outside.

Being ‘new’ and shiny too they have been part of many recent activities.

Sorting and Sharing
Hiding for 'Treasure Hunts'

Of course, when you bury gems in gravel they get dusty so you have to clean them;

But my favorite part was when they decided that warm water would be better for cleaning so they put the ‘washer’ in the sunniest place they could find, and waited.