Thursday, September 27, 2018

Week 2: Thinking Tree Art & Nature Program

Week 2  - Thinking Tree Art & Nature Program

Weather: mix of sun and drizzly rain
Soup made by the kids: Creamy Carrot & Garden Herbs (thyme, basil, oregano, fennel)

Handmade projects today:
  • wool felt bunny pin (practice embroidering/stitching)
  • botanical sun prints on paper using collected leaves and flowers
  • branch weaving
Art lessons today: 
  • charcoal (light and shadow) using found natural objects (e.g. pinecones, sumac, milkweed seeds, leaves, branches, seed pods, snail shell)
  • working with sketching different perspectives (a bunny as the subject)
Other highlights:
  • walk to community garden
  • brewing Fall Flowers herbal tea over the fire
  • strawbale circle time
  • making strawbale slides, chairs, games and other straw pile fun
  • nectarine crumble as snack
  • weaving a yarn web together as example of the strong web we are creating in this program

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