I've been having fun with the little boy across the street. He was not speaking that much and would never say hi to me that much because he was shy. He does however know sign language. But things have changed somewhat in our relationship.
About a month ago, I told him I had dinosaur eggs in my garden and I was scared of them. He bravely came over and collected the eggs and the dinosaurs in them for me!
Last week, I did something different. His grandmother told me last summer that he loves tactile plants--particularly lamb's ears and cock's comb. So I made him a little dino garden of his very own: