Marble Madness – Are You Bored?

Today the boys built a marble city – and over the course of the day variations of this city were developed.  Children need very little to keep busy and have fun.  I find that in the boredom comes the most amazing creativity. 

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We are so resistant to allowing our children that space.  Our society tells us that we must keep them busy or they will get into trouble.  I do believe we under-estimate what GOOD they are capable of.

How will we ever know if we do not give them a chance?

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~ by Nicole on February 1, 2012.

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