Lift off, Jeanie Tomanek, painter.
makes a person feel uplifted like the girl in this picture.
We have an encouragement feast today, a practice of giving and receiving compliments. I wrote about them in a previous post. It is a marvelous activity for families and classrooms.
After the feast, we write friendship messages. The only rule is that you sign your name. The children write messages to each other or a parent. This message is for Brennyn. Ansel writes, "I like when you play with me a lot."
Ansel writes a friendship message.
Here is a message a child wrote to me when I taught at
Dublin Montessori Academy. I pasted it in my journal.