We taught Eleanor to play Bananagrams, which is sort of a fast-paced Scrabble. You take letter tiles and build a crossword, and the first player finished wins. Here is a picture of a typical Bananagrams crossword:
I throw around a few words repeatedly to describe Eleanor: sensitive, artistic, imaginative. If you want to know this child, all you need do is look at this crazy crossword. She didn’t win any of the games, but she didn’t care.