Continuing to explore the children’s earlier thinking around “trapping” or “keeping the bad in” we brought two more small groups to visit pieces in the museum that bring about the idea of enclosing or keeping in.
On Thursday morning, Studio Purple was thrilled to discover ice on the back playspace, in every wagon and bucket in sight. The children delighted in it…touching it, chopping it, collecting it, marveling at what it was
Belonging: being a member or part of (a particular group, organization, or class) Children are constantly working to gain an understanding of where they belong. They wonder … Am I the biggest in my family? I
Caroline wants to jump, but there is a log in the way. She asks Kaya to move it for her.Now Caroline is ready to jump, but…. . . jumping from the tire feels safer.Ta da!Caroline and
On Wednesday morning, Diane and Emily took Asha, Sam and Will to visit the museum. As mentioned in previous museum visit posts, we are following the children’s lead on these first small group visits. Each visit
Food was being prepared for Little Batwing and her animal friends. Quinn invited Margot to help him….’I’m collecting honey, you can help. It has to be yellow, it has to be square and it has to
On Monday, we read the book Rabbityness. This is a story about a rabbit who does “rabbity” things, such as hopping and scratching, but he also does “unrabbity” things, such as painting and making music. Doing
We take off our coats in the coat room, and Emily tells us the three rules: 1) Feet: walking feet 2) Hands: hands do not touch the art, not even Emily’s hands. 3) Voices: normal