Emma and M were playing Playdoh. Emma made a "cake" and they put toothpicks in it for candles. Then she went outside and would come back in through the door and wanted us to yell "Surprise!" for her birthday and then sing "Happy Birthday." We did it once or twice and then the next time when she was outside we swapped the toothpick candles for real ones. Then she really was
surprised. We had to do that routine another five or six times before we were done.