Posts Tagged "Outdoor Fun"

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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Celebrating Flowers in June

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Celebrating Flowers in June

Children naturally want to pick flowers.  I often wonder where this tendency came from- the picking, tossing aside or stuffed into a pocket.  I felt strongly that if children knew the function of the flower they might be more concerned about letting the flower live its natural life and fulfill its natural function.  This is how the following piece came into being:     Flowers Want to Make Seeds Did you know that every single flower has but one job  to do in its life and that is to make a seed? Brilliantly arrayed in fields of sun  in early Spring or growing in a pot, they...

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Good Friends

Posted by on Jan 16, 2013 in GPMP | 0 comments

Good Friends

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Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

Posted by on Jan 16, 2013 in GPMP | 0 comments

Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

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