Puddles Part I

It did not rain for the entire month of September and into October. "Why do we have boots here if it doesn't rain?" one of the children asked. "So we can go puddle stomping if it rains," I replied. Apparently the children kept my response in mind as a promise, for on...

The Nature Of Good And Evil

  For months the children have invented games of  good vs. evil in the outdoor classroom. The "evil" may emerge as witches or pirates; it matters not, as the characters seem to exist in order to facilitate dialogue in this highly symbolic play. The play is...