Our "excursion" is usually spent moving about the art room creating books, making paper or engaging in some other book/art related project.
Tuesday was this year's excursion day and amongst other things we made crayons.
Here's the connection my brain wanted to make -- now, I know I am stating the obvious -- homemade crayons are an incredible expression of individual identities or personalities.
So, wherein lies this obvious connection to their individual identities?
These crayons were not only unique - like each child - they were also different depending upon one's perspective!
...and herein lies another obvious point: these crayons are a cool reminder that each of these students (and every student) is a rich conglomeration of thoughts, ideas and interests...