The weather has noticeably been getting warmer and all my students have been pointing out the signs of summer out on the playground: the presence of bees, sprouting plants, the need for getting not just wet but drenched in the sandbox. Such are the signs of the season.
Here is just a sampling of the things I heard which inspired this project: Then, all of a sudden, hearts appeared on the walls of my bedroom. I was riding on top of a rainbow and I fell down but then I came back up directly. I was on my couch and lava fell from the sky. They glued the hotel onto a plant.
After conquering a giant community sculpture by which an entire school came together to create, I decided it was time to scale things down a bit.
Open the door, get on the floor… everybody walk the dinosaur! It all started with a little wire and a big idea. With all the best intentions and holding the kids’ hopes and dreams in my mind, I soon ended up on my living room floor completely wrapped in a wire burrito wondering what I’d gotten myself into.