Monthly Archives: December 2011

Felting For Fun

Today, the children worked with needle felting using cookie cutters to shape felt, or by simply laying the felt in a flat shape and treating it with soapy water.  The results were insightful and beautiful, and incorporated colorful designs in a variety of forms including felted rocks and flat felted designs.  The children laughed and […]

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The Case of the Obliterated Petunias

Today was our first experiment with a Mock Court scenario. The children were each assigned a role in a mock trial, complete with judge, prosecutor, defense lawyer, police officers, news reporters, jurors, a deputy sheriff, and various witnesses.  Once the roles were assigned, the children were left to sort out the evidence for a few […]

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