"This is How We Grow!"
Blog Hop 2013
Our art table offered them a chance to "bedazzle" the letters of their names with shiny jewels and glue. As they sat and concentrated on the work at hand, they were making comparisons to the other letters in their classmates names, "Look Christopher ends with an er, just like my name, Oliver!".
Real life experiences never fail to illicit a reaction of excitement and positive energy in these precious little children. My concern is that we-adults, are robbing them of these experiences. We are allowing their little brains to be pacified with electronic devises rather than stimulated with real experiences of creativity and problem solving. We are handing out I-pads during restaurant visits rather than crayons and paper and plugging them in for cartoons in the minivan for the short drive to school.