Well, apparently she knew more than I did. Low and behold, after the usual begging and pleading, she 'gave-up' and went back into the closet to retrieve the usual, apparently boring crafts (or so I thought...) only to come running out a few minutes later waving a little box in the air: 'Mom!! Look what I found! STAMPS!!!!' Hey, I was pretty excited by the surprise too! Stamps! Awesome! I had completely forgotten that I had bought a set of Christmas stamps and ink pads during last year's after Christmas sales. I guess put them in a place that I would most assuredly forget about them (although at the time I am SURE it was the best place for them!).
So, my daughter dove right in and started stamping page after page after page -- she actually stamped for a good 20-30 min and once I saw how much fun she was having I had to give it a whirl myself!! I was really impressed with the way the stamps looked on her pages and thought 'Oh, these are definitely going in the memory box.' (more on the memory box another time....) But then I thought, you know, it kind of looks like wrapping paper -- (lightbulb!) Yes!! I'm going to use these for holiday wrapping paper!
Here is what my daughter stamped: