Spontaneous Games

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Childhood is the time for idleness. It is the time for long afternoons in the yard catching ladybugs or mornings spent with some paper, tape, and a pair of scissors.

 

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A little time to themselves and the girls invented a game. Some translucent cups and a projected light were their inspiration.

 

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Moon points to a cup.

 

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Greysen catches it and Moon takes it away.

 

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The chance to create games is a critical opportunity for the girls to negotiate with one another and invent.  They decide on rules, boundaries, materials and must cooperate to accomplish their agreed upon goal.

 

We can easily get caught up in a routine or keeping busy activities.  Its not always easy to remember to allow for down time. How do you keep your schedule from getting too packed?

 

 

 

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