Blueberry & Raspberry Exploration

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by Megan

Our very well cared for gardens have been repaying us with a bounty of flowers, vegetables and fruits. The children have just noticed in the past week that the raspberry bush finally has ripe fruit on it! They have been exploring the bramble, reaching up high, crawling down low-and using some cooperative tactics to pick these beautiful berries. I would say that they might be berry obsessed with the raspberries and our healthy blueberry bush.

All of the berry worship got me thinking that it might be fun to pay homage to the fruit brambles, via representation on paint and paper. After a few good reads of one of our crowd favorites, Jamberry by Bruce Degen, a group of children and I got to painting. Here are the colorful results!

 

 

 

 

2 Comments on “Blueberry & Raspberry Exploration”

  1. I love this exploration Megan! Thanks for sharing your process and the work of the kids. I am enjoying seeing all of the artwork that is inspired by the natural world in our EH backyard. 🙂

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