Monthly Archives: October 2019

Rain, scissors, flubber and friends

Gluing and stacking so many pieces of paper… Nasturtium leaves are very good for practicing with scissors. Tending the campfire. (You know it’s a pretend campfire, right?)Flubber! Ceramic clay. Hydrological engineering.

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Do you wonder about the importance of play? This article is a few years old, and everything in it is still true. Read it, and then go play! Taking Play Seriously, NY Times Magazine:
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I am deeply grateful to Brené Brown for her work on courage, vulnerability and empathy. If you don’t know her work, start with this short but powerful animation, and then go to her webpage.
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When I’m not teaching, I volunteer with Bark, the defenders and protectors of Mt. Hood. Free monthly hikes, monthly educational talks on forest issues, families welcome! Come learn how to defend the forest.
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