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And so it begins....

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And so a new school year has begun. This new beginning brings with it 14 capable and bright seniors, 10 sweet eager and playful three year olds and a new co-teacher that is truly thrilled and inspired every day to nurture, listen to and make art with this terrific group of preschoolers.  We started the school year off by talking about friendship. Some of us know each other well while others we are just getting to know.  The first art we made together was a painting that was done individually, side by side and then pressed together to make new paintings . The new creations were a little bit me and a little bit you. The paintings were done with  single primary colors for each child. The secondary color that emerged became the partners friendship color. While the art was being created the children were encouraged to ask each other a few basic questions to get to know one another better.


The theme “Me alone, Me together” began to take shape. Who am I? What things do I like? What things can…