In the fall of 2017, John Ravenal, Director of deCordova, challenged the LNS faculty to create a piece for the sculpture park based on our work with the children. This fortuitously coincided with our umbrella topic:
“Believing takes practice.” –A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
While inspired by our recent visit to Saul Melman’s Best of All Possible Worlds piece featuring doors, it’s interesting to note that we’ve gravitated to thinking about this particular feature of houses. Why do we have
Turns out constructing a pool IS hard work. It has been wonderful to see small groups of children working together towards this end, encountering problems, negotiating solutions with the larger group, and ultimately constructing something that
I’d hammer in the morning… Nails can bend too. So, you might want to be careful. Graeme Cuz it’s in the crack, and if it sticks we’re going to pull them out like this(using the claw).
Saige brought in a couple of nests this week. One had pieces of blue eggs in it! On Wednesday Emily came to visit us and told us that a snapping turtle had been laying eggs in
“Now, my dears,” said old Mrs. Rabbit one morning, “you may go into the fields or down the lane, but don’t go into Mr. McGregor’s garden…” Last week we were reading Peter Rabbit, and many children
The last time we visited the Linde Gallery, Ian McMahon was still in the process of installing his piece, Tether. We felt it was time to introduce the children to the finished artwork. With so many