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He's on the slippery slope now! My Boy Ethan has just made his first model, at 4 yrs old. :speak_cool:

My parents bought Ethan his first model this Christmas, a wooden build-it-yourself model with acrylic paint pots and PVA glue.

I helped him build it as it was a bit tricky in places, but he did the glueing.

Once the glue was dry, I let him loose with the paints and the stickers ...

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and here he is with the finished result, looking very proud of himself. He hasn't left it alone since finishing it.

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We had a great time and he kept asking my advice and opinion throughout the painting and stickering bits.

I asked him what he wanted to call it and he said its the "Mighty Mighty" and is part of the "Beautiful Air Force".

Great fun!!

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For a moment I thought I was watching one of Mentals build threads :P

Seriously though he looks well chuffed with himself, well done little buddy!!

Regards,

JB.

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Well done Ethan, that model looks great.

Are you going to take it to show and tell at school?

What are you going to build next?

:thumbsup:

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A masterful job for one so young...he shows lots of promise. The smile on his face shows pride in a work well done :thumbsup:

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Wow! An Ethan Aerospace Mighty Mighty, where can I get one, my stash seems somehow lacking now I've seen that.

What a fantastic look on his face, it's the essence of why we do this stuff. I think it's that emotion in all of us that draws us to this hobby. :thumbsup2:

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