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This post is not about my garden or my chickens but since it is my blog, I sometimes post other things.

I want to start with labels,titles, descriptions and the ways we are addressed in our lives.  I’ve had many and still have many.  One of my absolute favorites is “grampa”.   I have 8 grandkids, they are all smart, talented, obedient, good looking, polite and many more things.  OK! I’m biased, just a little.

When my first granddaughter was in kindergarten, I contacted her teacher to see if I could come to her class and do a “wood-sculpture” with the class. And so it started, last Friday I went to my grandson’s kindergarten class (he is number 6) and the class of twenty made their own “wood-sculpture”.  His teacher was very happy to have me come and knew what to expect since she had my granddaughter (number 5) three years before.

“Wood-sculpture” is what I call it.  Each kindergartner is given a 7 inch square piece of plywood and scrap wood pieces that they glue together to form what ever they want.  I love watching and helping in this project.  Watching their little minds, their imaginations and the skills they have now, to build, create and wonder is just fascinating.

Grayson and Grampa 5/10/13

Grayson and Grampa 5/10/13

Wood Sculpture 5/10/13

Wood Sculpture 5/10/13

I’m a cabinetmaker and a frugal yankee (more labels) using scrap plywood for this is a great form of recycling.  I can organize and deal with these twenty kids for an hour quite successfully, how teachers do it day after day  i do not know.  They have my admiration and respect for what they do.

I had a wonderful time.  Thank you for letting me visit your class.

Grayson’s Grampa

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