5-year-old Photographer

My five-year-old begs for my camera every so often. Sometimes I let him have it, and it’s interesting to see what he comes up with. (Good reason to buy a cheap camera?) Here are the most interesting/best of the pictures I found on the memory card last time I looked at them after he had it.


His little brother wearing the crowns some of the boys made for the Christmas Eve service.


Little brother “sweeping” the front porch.


All the boys spent hours for a few weeks, building this town out of mud in the dry creek bed (they hauled water from the tap).


Little brother rolling in the grass.


The boys have spent many hours building different things out by one of the sleepouts (the one close to the kitchen). They often have the CD player playing a recorded story. The boys who aren’t actively involved in building lounge around, listening, till Mom comes up with a job! I frequently hear requests to turn the CD player off for a minute while someone runs a noisy tool. Can’t miss a word of the story, you know!

This young photographer took my camera outside again the other evening, but I haven’t looked at the pictures yet. I suspect they won’t turn out very well, since the flash doesn’t work. He likes to take videos, but they are the type to make you seasick!


About NZ Filbruns

A home-school family living in New Zealand, with a desire to share what Christ has done for us.
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