Freedom for Creative Energy It was wet out today, too wet out to play. So we sat in with toys on this rainy, wet day. There were beads of water everywhere after a soaking rain. “This is easy!” a child shouted. Isn’t that what you say when you’re deeply involved in a creative way? We were making several things, seeing if we could make them stand on the mat. “When we speak about freedom in education, we mean freedom for creative energy. Creative energy is the urge of life for the normal development of the individual,” Maria Montessori, in a lecture, December 10, 1946, in London. Ready to be taken apart and recycled into new machines! How does making things feel for you? Easy when you’re in the process of creating? Easy when you’re finished? 2017-11-14T22:22:51+00:00By Gail Hall|Early Education| Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail Related Posts Montessori Practicial Life – School and Home! Montessori Practicial Life – School and Home! INDEPENDENCE – A LIFE JOURNEY! INDEPENDENCE – A LIFE JOURNEY! Northwoods Alumni Enhance Our School Garden Northwoods Alumni Enhance Our School Garden Who Lived at Etowah? An Elementary Play Gallery Who Lived at Etowah? An Elementary Play Can We Work Together? Gallery Can We Work Together?