Monthly Archives: October 2011

Becoming a Storyteller

“Our stories matter… Your stories matter… For you never know how much of a difference they make and to whom.”  ~ Caroline Joy Adams Recently I participated in an inspiring workshop entitled Music of the Story with Luigi Rignanese, a storyteller … Continue reading

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Five Little Leaves

Five little leaves went out to play (hold up five fingers) They danced upon a tree one day (wave hand back and forth) The wind came blowing through the town Wooooooooo! And one little leaf came blowing down (wave one … Continue reading

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Evaluating Children’s Art

“What adults call ‘wrong’ in Child Art is the most beautiful and most precious. I value highly those things done by small children. They are the first and purest source of artistic creation.”  ~ Franz Cizek Recently I have been … Continue reading

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A Child’s Self Portrait

“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.”   ~  Camille Pissarro Recently, a three and half year old girl invited me to sit with her while she drew.  She does not speak much English.  … Continue reading

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