Write an advertising jingle for something in nature.
This seemed the perfect creative assignment to involve my poetic, musical, silly daughters. Together, we brainstormed aspects of nature, filling a page with a mind map of diverse territory from ponies to natural disasters. Then we listed several of our favorite TV jingles, seeking one with a memorable tune and enough length for a decent rhyme.
With a summer storm subsiding outside our dining room window, we settled on a few lines about weather, set to the 1-877 Kars 4 Kids theme (not my favorite, but catchy nonetheless).
Mother Nature keeps raining on us.
Rain, thunder, lightning make us fuss.
All we want is a shining sun …
Then we’ll have some fun.
The girls performed willingly …