On the grass on Monday

Today we made flower mandalas

Little Miss M aged 4, with Granny taking orders and happy to be the artist’s assistant.

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Master R, who wanted to make an edible mandala

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Miss E, aged 9

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Joining in with Cathy and the international Monday Garden Party that is ‘In a Vase on Monday’.

 

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32 responses to “On the grass on Monday

  1. How beautiful. Thanks for sharing such a lovely idea.

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  2. They are all very pretty Daffy and the grandchildren have got your creative flair for sure 🙂

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  3. Sadly education often crushes creativity Sandra especially secondary school. Speaking as a former teacher I had to battle colleagues to be creative teachers and encourage creativity in their students across learning areas. That was a battle I can tell you.

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    • You are so right Denis – it crushed mine – I did not get back to painting until I was in my 30s. I’m so glad you fought that battle – which still rages here in the UK – that is why I’m so glad to offer my grandchildren many and various creative opportunities.

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  4. Oh, gosh! All so charming. Yes, what a great idea.

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  5. Who needs a vase?! These are absolutely charming!

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  6. What a great idea. Don’t tell the others but I was especially struck by the last one!

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  7. These are wonderful, Sandra – it is so good to see children being naturally creative like this

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  8. Lots of creativity in the family.

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  9. What an exquisite thought! Cherish them all!…

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  10. What a gorgeous idea! Love them all!

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  11. This is SO delightful – an idea I am going to tuck away for the future!

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  12. How lovely. Brings back happy memories of when my children were little and we used to make little gardens with foil tins as the base. I’d supply little mirrors for water, and stones for path edging. Yours is so colourful. Thanks for sharing

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  13. So much fun and creativity at those ages!

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  14. Murtagh's Meadow

    What a great idea. Love them all!

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