Children and Nature

Living Arts Weekly: Dye Magic

October 18, 2020 I found I could say things with colors and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way. Things I had no words for.  – Georgia O’Keefe   The kids were really eager to see our results from last week’s solar dyeing project. One of them asked immediately upon arrival, “What do the […]

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Living Arts Weekly: Apples

September 20, 2020 It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple-tree is connected with that of man.  – Henry David Thoreau, from Wild Apples: The History of the Apple Tree Ah, the apple! Is there any other fruit so widely exalted in the history of symbolism and  mythology? Apples have a prominent place

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Living Arts Wednesday: Earth Day

April 22, 2020 “A little garden flower is lying in its bed. The sun shines bright, overhead. Down came the rain, dancing to and fro. The little garden flower awakens, and now begins to grow.” Today is Earth Day, celebrated since 1970 to bring awareness to our environment and discover what we can do to

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