When is a Box Not a Box?

The answer to that age-old riddle is when it’s a diorama!Image

What is it about this project that always appeals to me?  While others might shy away from this time-consuming and sometimes messy affair, I look forward to it – even when manning the glue gun and burning my fingers.

This week we created diorama habitats.  Most students did a bit of research at home and brought in items that would make their habitat come to life. The thought that goes into these never ceases to amaze.  

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Best part?  When they willingly share their materials and offer suggestions and encouragement to classmates.  

I hope I’m never too old for dioramas.

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