07 Jan, 2019
It’s a new year and for a lot of us (especially those of you with young children), it’s time to tidy up, put away decorations, and get organized. But with the Christmas season barely behind us, your home is probably still filled with the delightful artwork your little ones created at home and at school.
If you missed the article I wrote a few months ago about ways to preserve your child’s art, read this: http://readingisfunimaginethat.com/2018/07/26/3-unique-ways-to-save-your-childs-art/
Preserving art is a beautiful thing that parents like to do as reminders of how their children’s creative minds change as the years go by. Scribbles turn into stick figures, and somewhere along the way those stick figures become shapely, recognizable faces, shapes, and places that exist only in imaginations. Hanging onto that creative evolution provides joyful memories to recall as the children grow.
But now that the holidays are over and the reindeer, snowman, and Christmas tree art is ready to be packed away, I’d love to offer some ideas for turning art into memories this year!
“I wonder where I’ll be someday, what are the things I’ll do?”
And who will be the friends I have? I think about that, too.
Where will I live, and work, and play? Will I still ride a bike?
How will the world have changed by then, and what will it be like?”
Happy New Year,
Ruth A. Radmore
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