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Insights from the Intersection of Childhood and Education

Friday, October 25, 2013

A Puppet Show



After learning about Noah's Ark the four-year-olds in Akiba-Schechter's Blue Room became very interested in animals, and each child created an animal puppet. Then, in groups of two and three, they made up stories featuring their puppets and put on puppet shows.


 
 

Friday, October 11, 2013

Self Portraits: Studying Yourself


Self portraits are a tried and true artistic tradition, and every year our students do a self portrait to "see" themselves. Here, they study their likeness in hand mirrors before working with cray-pas pastels on paper.

 
 
 
 
Truly mirror images, right?