Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!”- Robin Williams

Art & Garden

Art & Garden

How about this incredible springtime sunshine out here? The primary grades K-2 have been exploring the garden and discovering the first signs of spring.

Yes, we have fun out here too.

Yes, we have fun out here too.

To be outside, connect w/ nature, get artistic- these are what we pride ourselves on in the Orca garden. Garden education is above all about appreciation for the natural world. In a way we all become dormant in the winter and then emerge into the garden with excitement and wonder.

Lovely currant bush.

Lovely currant bush.

So we explored the first signs of spring w/ clipboards and pencils- then shaded them in w/ colored pencils. This kind of activity allows a freedom to explore what interests the child- a rare opportunity in public education for a kid to choose their own path and wander- without being lost.

Color.

Color.

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