Same materials, a few new kids, always fresh play.
Week 2 saw a continued interest in the clay. There was stacking:
And whacking (I'd shown the video of last week's clay hammer at the beginning of today's event, so it's possible that this kiddo was inspired by that. I loved his energetic banging on the table--he was definitely getting some full-body motion out of this play!)
Here's a nice blog post about the different stages in children's drawings.
Also, lots of piling and lining up:
Here's the play story about the scene above:
see that toe? It's JUST about to knock down this great tower of circles. What a fun crash!
This artist chose to make drawings for his parents.
The kids who are attending this event tend to be a bit younger than the 3-6 year old age range that Anji Play in China was created for. Therefore, our Play Stories look a little different (see link above about children's development in art). Here are a few from this week, some with dictated notes taken by parents.