Tag Archives: playground

fence.

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while the kinders

happily watch and cheer them on

from their side

of the playground fence

the big kids play soccer 

on their side of the fence

made happier by 

 the enthusiastic audience.

“throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.”

-norman vincent peale

 

 

fancy water.

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kinder happily samples the first batch of playground snow

it ‘tastes like fancy water.’

 

“i leaned out one last time and caught a snowflake on my tongue.

they tasted so good, so pure and so divine,

like nothing I had ever tasted from the sky. ”     

-shannon a. thompson

reach.

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grandies

jump in.

get dirty.

fall down.

and

reach again

even higher.

“jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty,

fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars.”

-ben stein

everything.

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kinders find tiny ants, roly-poly’s, and baby spiders

when playing on the sidewalk

and decide to create a playground for them

using all of their pretty chalks. 

“everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”

-confucius