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RudolphLovesoftplay Fri 15-Feb-13 07:55:55

My DS broke up from school last Friday and brought home some homework. He has to fill a takeaway style tub with non perishable objects beginning with "O". I have had a total mind blank all week. He is back on Monday and this blardy box needs filling. HELP, I need some mumsnet inspiration smile

TravelinColour Fri 15-Feb-13 07:57:16

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RudolphLovesoftplay Fri 15-Feb-13 07:59:26

I considered the "objects" idea too grin my DH said it wouldn't do <you bloody well do the homework then, stop moaning, grumble grumble under breath>

NotInMyDay Fri 15-Feb-13 08:00:12

Orange (from a play kitchen)
Orange sticks

whattodoo Fri 15-Feb-13 08:01:24

Orange crayon.
Oblong piece of card.
Odd sock
Odeon cinema ticket.
Ostrich photo

FiveGoMadInDorset Fri 15-Feb-13 08:01:50

Olbas oil.

missmapp Fri 15-Feb-13 08:04:37

Octopus, old socks, one eyed pirate !

amistillsexy Fri 15-Feb-13 08:07:27

Erm...shouldn't it be the child who scours the house for 'o' objects?

RudolphLovesoftplay Fri 15-Feb-13 08:07:47

Thanks guys smile

What I am finding is there are very few objects that actually start with O. You have to add a word e.g odd sock, open door etc! Stupid homework, why couldn't we have got S or T or something?!?

whattodoo Fri 15-Feb-13 08:08:36

Olly Murs
O Come All Ye Faithful lyrics

ApplesinmyPocket Fri 15-Feb-13 08:08:39


Any good?

RudolphLovesoftplay Fri 15-Feb-13 08:09:17

Amistillsexy, I agree, but he is 3 and can only come up with Octonauts!!

ApplesinmyPocket Fri 15-Feb-13 08:10:01

oh and Oats

RudolphLovesoftplay Fri 15-Feb-13 08:11:02

Good suggestions, but have to be non-perishable confused

ApplesinmyPocket Fri 15-Feb-13 08:11:56

Oh yes sad


ItsOkayItsJustMyBreath Fri 15-Feb-13 08:15:54

Change his name to Oliver and let him wear it?


adeucalione Fri 15-Feb-13 08:18:53

leaflet for 'opticians'?

adeucalione Fri 15-Feb-13 08:21:03

toy owl, otter or orang utan?

MummyDoIt Fri 15-Feb-13 08:21:11

Could you get away with pictures of things? That would give you a lot more scope, eg oak tree, octopus, plus all the perishables already suggested.

BrigitBigKnickers Fri 15-Feb-13 08:21:21

Homework... for a three year old... sad

Chopsypie Fri 15-Feb-13 08:21:53


GirlOutNumbered Fri 15-Feb-13 08:21:53

He is 3 and has homework?

BewitchedBotheredandBewildered Fri 15-Feb-13 08:22:26

oak leaves
orbs ( anything ball-shaped)
opener (as in bottle or can)

adeucalione Fri 15-Feb-13 08:22:37

simple paper 'origami' shape?

Chopsypie Fri 15-Feb-13 08:22:39

Or get him to draw various O things and put the pictures in?

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