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
“the invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.”
-ralph waldo emerson
image credit: mindblowing facts
kinder gets up close.
“you can impress from a distance, but you can only impact up close”
-howard g. hendricks
kinders write by candlelight
find their own shadows
make a tiger on the ceiling.
“find beauty not only in the thing itself
but in the pattern of the shadows,
the light and dark which that thing provides.”
farmer m shows the kinders what’s inside.
‘who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.’
oakland county farmer’s market, pontiac, michigan
kinders find magic in the japanese garden
seeing things change right before them.
‘change is a measure of time, and in the autumn, time seems speeded up.
what was, is not and never will be;
what is, is change.’
-edwin way teale