Thursday, September 11, 2014

Patriot's Day

Each year addressing Patriot's Day with the little ones has been challenging. You don't want to go too deep into it and lose them or worse - frighten them - and you want to make sure they know how important the day is. It's a balancing act.

Enter The Man Who Walked Between the Towers. He was also doing a balancing act. We read the book and discussed briefly why the Towers aren't there anymore and I was surprised to learn many had already seen films and videos about 9/11.

We moved on to perspective and studied the illustrations more deeply, then the kids had at it.
They did so great with this really difficult art concept!




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