|circles circles round and round|
The bottom had fallen off a tray so I staple-gunned a piece of perspex I found, dumped near a bus stop last spring, - it has allowed us to introduce new materials to the lightbox. Today we tested out salt I had coloured with green food-dye and green glitter.
The shape making did not come straight away - in the beginning the children needed time to investigate - to feel, to move it around, to pour, to bury hands - before they were ready to start making shapes.
Oh - and as for the cold weather - the first snow of the season came at just before 9pm - so of course my 8 year old son NEEDED to run out into the garden in his pyjamas and boots to feel the fat snowflakes tickle his face and to scrape together the seasons first snowball! The simple joys of life...