There is a drawer in Little 1's bedroom where all the musical instruments live and in there are 2 harmonicas, tambourines, drum, xylophone, shakers, clackers and some bells. Now don't ask me what makes them do it and why it gets me out of bed in a shot (so that's why they do it!) but the Little ones have taken to parading around the landing blowing their hearts out on those 2 harmonicas, always the darn harmonicas, on a Saturday morning.
Saturday is the only day we don't have to get up, there is no work, pre-school, or hockey club and is the day Daddy and I take in turns each week for a lie-in. The Little ones start off having a quiet breakfast/bit of tv downstairs with one of us and as soon as they are allowed upstairs the end of the lie-in is signalled, usually started by getting in bed and wriggling with all those bony limbs then one of them will remember the harmonicas. It is pretty funny to the parent who is awake but not to the one who has just had their ear drums blasted as they were awoken from a cosy slumber by being kicked moments before.
They are always still asleep on a week day morning when it is time to get up. I think I should get a whistle, then I can get my own back!
The Little ones like to play with the other musical instruments too, sometimes they sing while they are playing, sometimes marching around, they often make up little games too.
I wonder if they will play an instrument when they grow up, I used to play the flute and clarinet and Daddy played the keyboard.