Preschoolers’ Favourite Things

Dear Readers,

After over a year of silence, we’re happy to say we are back! So let’s get re-acquainted!

As a follow-on to the Toddlers’ Favourite Things post from a couple years ago, here is an updated list of favourite things for our now four and a half year old twins. Technically they are still preschoolers even though they finished junior kindergarten this year.

Name: Mister
Favourite Snacks: goldfish, crackers, cookies, rice cakes, “fren fries” (French fries)
Favourite Fruits and Vegetables: green bell pepper, apple, banana, carrot, avocado, mango, strawberry
Favourite Meals: “soosi” (sushi), daal (lentils), beef/chicken curry with roti, samosas, and of course “bourgers” (burgers) and pizza
Favourite Drink: drinkable yoghurt
Favourite toys: ‘Pider-Man anything, race cars, “monsta twuck” (monster truck)
Favourite Stuffies: pengui, pingoo, owl and other Beanie Baby friends
Favourite characters: ‘Pider-Man, ‘Inja Turtles,
Favourite colours: Blue, then green
Favourite Songs: Oh Canada, Caillou theme song, whatever is the tune of the day
Favourite activities in kindergarten: playing with cars, iPad, reading buddies, blocks, playing with my fwiends outside
Favourite activities at home: colouring, reading, playing with mini blocks and lego, puzzles, organizing, biking and going to the park
Favourite things to write and draw: his name, Missy’s name, cars, and our family
What he dreams about: “I dreamed about ‘Pider-Man fighting the bad guys”

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Name: Missy
Favourite Snacks: rice cakes, “fren fries” (French fries)
Favourite Fruits and Vegetables: red and orange bell pepper, “salad” (lettuce), banana, carrot, mango, strawberry, watermelon
Favourite Meals: soup, white rice, daal and roti, beef curry and roti, “soosi” (sushi), noodles, pizza, salad (lettuce)
Favourite Drink: “duice” (juice)
Favourite toys: baby nursery items, Mama’s iPhone/iPad, scribble books
Favourite Stuffies: pink baby, purple baby, pengui, waddles, unicorn, cat, and other Beanie Baby friends
Favourite characters: Disney Princesses Belle and Briar Rose/Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)
Favourite colours: Pink and pink
Favourite Songs: Let it Go (thankfully, it only caught on in the last six months), making up her own songs
Favourite activities in kindergarten: arts and craft, writing, playing on iPad, circle time
Favourite activities at home: colouring, reading, taking care of baby, helping with household chores like sweeping, cleaning, cooking/baking and washing dishes, biking and going to the park
Favourite things to write and draw: Mama, Dada, her name, Mister’s name, hearts, rainbow, flower, and our family
What she dreams about: “Want to know what I dreamed about? I dreamed about you, Mama, and unicorn and rainbow sprinkles and cupcakes”

About the author

Ambereen is mom to two cute twins Mister and Missy, now with a third baby on the way! She’s Canadian eh, and lives in Canada’s capital with her husband, Mr. Mama. Between travelling and a busy social life, she works full-time in the public sector in IT policy. She enjoys writing short stories interjected with subtle humour about life adventures, sharing recipes, and coming up with fun yet simple activities to do with the kids. After a short hiatus where life got in the way of writing, she is back blogging at 2Cute – Adventures in Twin Parenting. She is looking forward to sharing her experiences here about life with twins + 1. And yes, it’s only one this time!

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