One More Look…

Community, by Cab Yau, May 24, 2019,

Posting twice a week, it’s impossible to share all of the beauty of this past academic year. The year has been full of big work, friendship, learning and lots of community. There have been points of shining brilliance and points that showed us where we needed to grow. It’s been a beautiful year. Thank you … Continue reading “One More Look…”

Easel Painting

Primary, by Cab Yau, May 22, 2019,

For all you parents who take home bunches and bunches of rolled up easel paintings… For those who adore them… For those who wonder what to do with a giant sheet of paper with random blue lines on it… Rest assured, Easel Painting is not presented as painting a picture and producing a picture is … Continue reading “Easel Painting”

Bread Baking!

Primary, by Cab Yau, May 2, 2019,

In Ms. McAuley’s Children’s House the children have taken biscuit-making by storm. Ingredients are gathered and mixed, the dough is kneaded, biscuits formed and baked. This work is worthwhile on so many levels from strengthening the hand to supporting functional independence, but the smell alone makes the endeavor worth the effort! Take a look … … Continue reading “Bread Baking!”

Earth Day!

Primary, by Cab Yau, April 26, 2019,

“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.” -Rabindranath Tagore Villa di Maria’s annual Earth Day festivities were a huge hit with our Children’s Houses. April 22 was a fabulous morning to be outside in the dirt – and this day was … Continue reading “Earth Day!”