Monday, June 17, 2013

flat leah

Have you ever heard of Flat Stanley?

If not, that's okay because I hadn't heard about him until last semester when I was spending three weeks in a Kindergarten Classroom. If you have heard about him, then you know that Flat Stanley is a children's storybook about a boy named Stanley who turns into a paper doll and visits his friends via envelope. 

Flat Stanley is also an elementary school project where the students read about Flat Stanley and then send a paper version of him to their family members or other students living in a different part of the world. The person who receives Flat Stanley takes him everywhere they go and takes pictures.
After a few days or so of this, the pictures and a letter are sent back to the student. In the Kindergarten class where I observed, the students made a poster and shared it with the class. Flat Stanley went to Texas, Idaho, Washington, and even China!

Alright. You're probably wondering what this has to do with me. Well... my good friend Allissa just got back from visiting my other good friend Meggie in the Caribbean. I was so sad I couldn't tag along, that I came up with a genius idea... Flat Leah. And Allissa was great enough to go along with it. 

me with my flat leah

Allissa taking flat leah out the door

Allissa stopped by the Distribution center to grab a Book of Mormon for the flight

Waiting at the airport

On the plane

All buckled in
At the pool. Look! My very own hot tub! 

Meggie's backyard. I'm in the plant!

Oh just pickin some magos

On a boat ride

So there you have it. Flat Leah in the Caribbean. Too bad the real me wasn't there. But maybe one day!


  1. That is the cutest! :D I love it! Some day when you go, I'll have you take along Flat Rachael ;)

  2. Haha thanks for including me in your blog! :D Love ya!

  3. Hard to think of you as "flat" Leah when you were pregnant!


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