Thursday, February 20, 2014

Rocket Shoes

Mica was talking about how he was going to make rocket shoes at school. He was super excited.

One day he came home, and looked sad. I asked him, "What's the problem?"

He said, "Well I found out that we're really not making rocket shoes. We're just colored shoes in, and writing about them. I wanted to actually make them!"

I thought about buying a pair on converse, or Keds and painting rockets on their for him. Daddy told me not to. Daddy said, "He wants his shoes to be actual rockets. He'll be disappointed with painted ones to."


Mica came home with his drawing and writing yesterday. 

This is what he wrote:

"Welcome to my rocket shoes! They have fins and rockets. They are gray because when it is hot my shoes get hot and I love it at the end of the day when I take them off it takes the heat out."

10 comments:

Theresa Mahoney said...

I like his thinking! Rocket shoes would be such a blast if they were really real!

Masshole Mommy said...

Awwww, he must have been so disappointed.

Self Sagacity said...

how fun that would be? but then again, I would probably fall on my face a few times. smiles.

Ai Sakura said...

He has such a great imagination! How about building one to look exactly like his drawing? I'm sure with his imagination he can derive lots of fun from it!

Ai @ Sakura Haruka

Renae of Simple Sequins said...

Oh Alissa! I have been chuckling all the way through this post. I love how you quote your kids and then you say your version and your husband's opinion, and such. YOU CRACK ME UP!

Rocket Shoes. You should have heard on of my daughter's invention back in 4th grade: A Spy Wig. {ya, use your imagination --- something along the lines of "Get Smart", that 60 sitcom. ya.} LOL

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Real rocket shoes sure would be fun.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

These would allow me to finally be able to dunk a basketball!!

~ Noelle said...

poor thing, wish he could have made rocket shoes ;)

mail4rosey said...

Can you even imagine real rocket shoes??? I'd wear them!!

(Terry) My Journey With Candida said...

If he can ever make a pair of Rocket Shoes, I want a pair of them too!!

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