Jun 11, 2010
kinderGARDENS Week 9: Through a Child's Eyes
We had an assignment this week! Each child got to take my camera out into the yard by themselves and take pictures of whatever they wanted. I am a bit surprised by the standard garden photos that came in, I was hoping for an unusual bug or something, but nope!
Here's the photos they came back with, and narration in their own words:
Lochlann, Age 7
"Me & Finn's garden and mommy can't plant her stuff here"
"That's the tape mommy put up that I think is not going to work to scare birds"
"I think that's a secret garden"
(haha I guess I never told them about the new area I am getting ready)
"Well duh, it's a tomato and a trailer"
"Marley's going to be naughty and drink out of the fountain again"
Finnegan, Age 5
"I like those"
"They're my favorite"
"I like those and I eat them alot but they're not ready yet cuz they're not black yet"
"I like those peppers and sometimes I eat them"
"That's my corn patch and they're very big today and we're going to eat them next year and it's corn"
"Those are my Finn potatoes and I like them because they are named after me and I am going to dig them up and eat them now"
I am going to encourage this more often and make sure I let them know that they can take photos of unusual things or things that only they might be interested in. It's a neat concept to see things their way!
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