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First birthday, need help with this tradition...

My MIL is Japanese, and we try to incorporate some of the traditions of her culture in our celebrations. Our baby will be one next month, and one of the traditions on the first birthday is to set a bunch of objects out that relate to certain careers and allow the child to select an item. Some say the object she first TOUCHES is the career path she will choose...others say it is the first one she actually PICKS UP. It is just something fun.

I need ideas for objects though...here is what I was thinking:

Calculator - finance or accounting
Pencil - writer
Tool - builder/construction

I would love your ideas!

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Mom-2-3-Girlz

Asked by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 5:02 PM on May. 2, 2012 in Just for Fun

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Answers (8)
  • ruler- teacher
    Some sort of Medical thing? - for medical career
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 5:03 PM on May. 2, 2012

  • paint brush for an artist? something 'techy' for a computer/technical job? like maybe a play laptop or a play phone? what about a stethoscope or such for a medical career? that sounds like a really neat tradition!

    DreainCO

    Answer by DreainCO at 5:04 PM on May. 2, 2012

  • Thong - Stripper
    FreeForAll

    Answer by FreeForAll at 5:05 PM on May. 2, 2012

  • block-Architect
    instrument-Musician
    spoon-Chef
    firetruck-Fireman
    badge-Policeman
    ball-Athlete
    Hmm...
    Ludvik_Smith

    Answer by Ludvik_Smith at 5:10 PM on May. 2, 2012

  • Animal- zoo keeper/vet
    Wooden spoon- chef
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 5:11 PM on May. 2, 2012

  • Lol FFA..

    Hair brush?
    Tooth brush?
    Mrs.Elgert

    Answer by Mrs.Elgert at 5:18 PM on May. 2, 2012

  • You guys are so much more creative than I am today! Thanks!

    As far as the thong...she would end up with it over her head, and I think that is more of a drunk bachelor party attendant kind of thing. There isn't much money in that. LOL
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Comment by Mom-2-3-Girlz (original poster) at 5:18 PM on May. 2, 2012

  • LOL FFA
    DJDNY

    Answer by DJDNY at 8:14 PM on May. 2, 2012

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