Monday, July 9, 2012
I walked over to the table where boys were working. Using play dough, rolling pins, and a few letter cookie cutters. I saw some letters laying on the table, to one side.
"B, did you spell a word?" I asked.
"Yes," he said.
"What is the word?"
I found his inventiveness really impressive. Especially the letter Os. We didn't have an O cookie cutter on the table. So B created his own. He used the letter P...and hung the tail off the side of his play dough to create the O.
Kids always amaze me - their inventiveness and creativity seems to know no limits. A little play and a little independence lets them continue to invent and create.
And I hope that, by hanging out with them, I can capture some of that inventiveness for myself.