For today's family 'coronavirus creativity' activity, we "wrote" a story together. Using book titles only. All authors got equal treatment. William Shakespeare, Raina Telgemeier and Jez Alborough, Maurice Sendak and Kazuo Ishiguro. Ben Hatke and Judd Winick, Yasmina Khadra and Rick Riordan. Finding verbs was difficult. Robert Munsch and Mo Willems turned out to be our best connectors. Teamwork and complimenting one another on ideas took some effort. But best of all, when we
Art is therapeutic. During this Coronavirus isolation, my daughter spends hours drawing or painting. For today’s Coronavirus creativity, she taught us -her parents- how to blend watercolors. Her patience was questionable. But I’m pleased with my Seal At Sunset. Update: I told her I blogged about the art class. She was excited by this. I also thanked her again for the lesson. She was pleased that she had the chance to teach us. She agrees that her patience needs practice. But,
Before Covid-19, my kids attended scouts twice a week. Now, during social distancing and home isolation, they have semi-regular meetings via video conferencing. They can’t do the regular activities like capture the flag or outdoor cooking over a flame.
But they can do scavenger hunts at home. It has become an exciting feature of our daily routine. The counselor picks random objects that the kids must find around the apartment. The Hebrew Scout Movement in Israel is a co-ed s