William declared that he wanted to make another igloo that would be for everyone (he made one last week for himself) and wanted to know who wanted to help. No one volunteered, so I told him I'd help him. Emily and Andrew decided to help, too. Sarah didn't want to.
We piled snow in a big pile and then packed it down with the shovels. It wasn't packing snow, but it worked okay. Once we had a big pile, William started digging out the inside. The kids took turns carving out the inside while I piled the excavated snow on the outside of the igloo. We talked Sarah into coming out for a little while, but she didn't stay long. We were outside for at least 2 hours working on the igloo.
We didn't dig out all of the snow but enough to fit all of us in it sitting up.
About 6:00, Will said he wanted to add another room to the igloo. I joined him and that brought Emily and Andy out again, also. It has more work to be done, but it was dark and cold with the sun being down, so we decided it was time to come inside.
|We put a window in the addition to keep it from being too claustrophobic.|
|Picture looking in through the window|
Me laying on my back in the new addition looking toward the original area where Andy is.