Mortified mother called into daughter's nursery over four-year-old girl's ...

A mother was mortified when she was called into her daughter's nursery after staff spotted that her four-year-old daughter's drawing of a 'slide' looked rather rude.  

Little Amelia Barnhouse, from Cardiff, south Wales, had been on a school trip to the Brecon Beacons in Wales where she played on a slide so big she remembered it for the whole month.

So when she was asked to doodle her memories of the trip at nursery, Amelia drew a long pink slide with two large circular steps at the bottom - leaving staff in fits of giggles.

A mum was mortified when she was called into her daughter's nursery after staff mistook her four-year-old daughter's drawing of a 'slide' for something rude

A mum was mortified when she was called into her daughter's nursery after staff mistook her four-year-old daughter's drawing of a 'slide' for something rude

Full-time mother Vicci Barnhouse, 34, was left praying the 'ground would swallow her up' when staff invited her in for a chat at home-time on Friday.    

Meanwhile Amelia's father Patrick joked he wouldn't be returning to the nursery again in embarrassment.

But their daughter has enjoyed her new celebrity, even being awarded a gold star by her future headteacher for her efforts. 

Ms Barnhouse, from Cardiff, South Wales, said: 'I wanted the ground to swallow me up. It tickled us all.

'I 100% thought it was X-rated as soon as I saw it - it looking nothing like a slide.

'I was queuing to pick Amelia up as usual and one of her teachers was stood by the door with a workbook to her chest - hiding what was on the page.

Little Amelia Barnhouse had been on a school trip to the Brecon Beacons in Wales where she played on a slide so big she remembered it for the whole month

So when she was asked to doodle her memories of the trip at nursery, Amelia drew a long pink slide complete with head and two large circular steps at the bottom - leaving staff in fits of giggles

Little Amelia Barnhouse had been on a school trip to the Brecon Beacons in Wales where she played on a slide so big she remembered it for the whole month. So when she was asked to doodle her memories of the trip at nursery, Amelia drew a long pink slide complete with head and two large circular steps at the bottom - leaving staff in fits of giggles

'She said "can I have a quick chat? We were just wondering what park you take Amelia to?"

'Then she showed me the book and we had teaching assistants and other staff there and we were all roaring with laughter.

'I didn't want her to think we were all laughing at her so I said

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