Over the past year we have built an unwavering commitment to many things: to the care and preservation of the MacDonald House; to bringing together students, teachers and parents in open and thoughtful conversation about learning and innovation; to maintaining seamless lives filled with intention and purpose; and to finding an antique plumbob that tells the story of community.
Diana’s concept “Not Every Story is Written in Words” provoked our thinking about five distinct elements of Forest School practice – The Plumbob, the Laybryinth, the Ark, the Forest Loom and Inukshuks. These compelling concepts ultimately influenced our approach to the other exhibit spaces at The Art of Play. Each of these separate-but-connected-ideas became the underlying and unifying threads for our explorations into art, nature, and play.
"Not Every Story is Written in Words"
"The plumb bob employs the law of gravity to establish what is
'plumb' – what is exactly vertical or true" – Bob Vila
Taking the time we needed to genuinely reflect on this past year has made it possible for us to recognize the changes that began the moment we chose to open our hearts and our ‘adopted’ home – the moment we filled the historic MacDonald House with the magical sparks of creativity. Here we go again!
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