A New Quilt – Part 1

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Here is another wonderful teaching lesson from Jennie!

A Teacher's Reflections

And to my surprise, the children have driven the making of yet another quilt.

Over the past ten years, my preschool class has designed quilts.  Each one materialized because of something the children were passionate about.  When they couldn’t get enough of a song or an idea, I knew I had to give them more.  Together we designed quilts.  The process brought everything to life for children, from planning, to sketching, to designing, to picking fabrics.  They did it all, and a wonderful master quilter made their dream come alive.  The quilts are stunning.  Well, that is an understatement; one hangs at the National Liberty Museum in historic Philadelphia, one hangs at the Boston Fisher House, and one hangs at the State House in Boston.  Humbling.  Each quilt was a year-long project, starting with the children and what they loved.

And now it has happened again.  All it takes is…

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4 thoughts on “A New Quilt – Part 1

  1. It’s so nice to know the writers of the lyrics knew hard times might well revisit us… that we would feel the desperation to question whether we are still “included” in our own country… and need the reassurance that we can all get through anything as long as we stick together!

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