Monday, November 2, 2015

DiNovember at StrongStart

Have you heard of Dinovember?
Refe and Susan Tuma spend November keeping their kids’ imaginations alive by convincing them that every night, their dinosaur toys come to life and get into all sorts of trouble.  They have been doing this for several years now and documenting it with photos.  They now have two books available called What the Dinosaurs did Last Night.  One is a story book and the other a photo book.

When asked why they set up their children’s dinosaurs every night for the month of November they replied, “Because in the age of iPads and Netflix, we don’t want our kids to lose their sense of wonder and imagination.”

I appreciate the whimsical and fun that this project can bring and wanted to do our own at StrongStart.  It works well with the interest the children have been showing about dinosaurs.
This morning when we arrived at school we discovered our dinosaurs trying on our
                                             funny glasses.
               The children were surprised and thought they looked funny.
                The children were intrigued and decided to help them out.
             They began putting different glasses on each of the dinosaurs.
                                  I like this quote from the Tuma’s
            “Childhood is fleeting, so let’s make sure it’s fun while it lasts.”