...and then Jack "signed" his work with a foot print!
Thursday, April 9, 2009
There is a wonderful book called Not In A Box by Antionette Portis. It's simply a story about creativity. And it reveals an indisputable truth about childhood: there are few things in life better than playing with a cardboard box. The possibilities are endless! So after a package from Maddy was delivered today, Grace spent an afternoon in the sunshine painting her "boat," "rocket ship," "truck," and "car." Not In a Box inspires children (and reminds parents) that the most basic things are often the best vehicles for the imagination. Activities like transforming a cardboard box help children to think like a writer does -- making something out of nothing.Jack expressed his creativity by painting the bottom of the cardboard box with his feet....