kinder take a closer look at the wooly sheep’s children
before they come over
to feel the human childrens’ gentle touch.
“any glimpse into the life of an animal quickens our own
and makes it so much the larger and better in every way.”
– john muir
kinders baking in the spring kitchen.
“the price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.”
-henry david thoreau
kinders get ready to enter a ‘new/old world.’
“so many worlds,
so much to do,
so little done,
such things to be.”
-alfred lord tennyson
the theory of loose parts and the right to be creative.
(kinders live this every day)
“in any environment,
both the degree of inventiveness and creativity,
possibility of discovery,
are directly proportional
to the number
and kind of
variables in it.”
-theory credit: Simon Nicholson – The Theory of Loose Parts, 1971
a quote from the wonderful matilda wormwood
in honor of world book week.
credits: roald dahl – matilda, purple almond
“if you see with innocent eyes, everything is divine.”
once the rain came
and the temperature rose by 50 degrees
and the snow and ice turned
to slush, and mud, and dirty water
and the discovery of this
brought such a level of joy and celebration
to the sandbox
that it was immeasurable.
“childhood is messy and beautiful.”