Posts Tagged "Imagination"

Cause for Celebration

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cause for Celebration

It’s hard not to notice how excited and joyous the children become with the anticipation of our school’s variety of celebration days. Every month we’ve plugged a celebration into our calendar: Boat Float Day, Valentine’s Day, and the celebration of the Solstices coming immediately to mind. This month is, of course, Halloween! Many cultures are rich in traditional cycles of celebration and Halloween appears to have been celebrated across cultures as far back as Roman times. Our school tradition diverts away from the Trick or Treat version (originally a trade for food in exchange for...

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Out of Ordinary Matters

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Out of Ordinary Matters

Occasionally and with no apparent reason, some children love to start dressing up. We as a “culture” have no problem with girls dressing as princesses, ballerinas, or moms- boys dressing as construction guys, firemen, or space heroes.  This all seems to shift somewhat when little boys love, and want to wear, what I call the “other than” little boy standard attire.  I’ve had several such little imaginative dudes and have found their unique choices to be delightful- every piece of clothing having been put on with attention to detail and precise decision making...

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