The Stuff of Childhood

By Sara Zacuto "Trust yourself, yes, but also trust children. They know what they need to do." ~Bev Bos

Slabs and Structures

By Rebecca Sadler

"Using clay gives children another language for expressing thoughts, ideas, and emerging working theories about their world...helping them to make their thinking and learning visible." ~Lisa Terreni

The Power of Black and White

By Lilly Green

“Before launching into the full spectrum of color, stand at its edge with white and black, the beginning and the end. Black and white provide a frame though which we more clearly see and understand color. Side by side on paper, the contrast between black and white calls each more fully to life.”
~ Ann Pelo

“This Is Me!”

By Chelsea Hepner

"The value of identity, of course, is that it so often comes with purpose.”

~Richard Grant

Listen To Children…

by Sara Zacuto

"Trust children. Nothing could be more simple, or more difficult. Difficult because to trust children we must learn to trust ourselves, and most of us were taught as children that we could not be trusted."
~John Holt

Intimately Connecting with Paint Tools

by Michelle Ramirez

"In our work with these materials, we strive to honor the ways in which children live in their bodies, growing relationships with materials through their physical encounters with them."

~Ann Pelo

The Kindness of Children

Guest post by Kelsie Castro

“Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.”
- Paramahansa Yoganandya

Where Will We Go Today?

"We teachers must see ourselves as researchers, able to think, and to produce a true curriculum, a curriculum produced from all of the children.

What we so often do is impose adult time on children’s time and this negates children being able to work with their own resources."

~Loris Malaguzzi