We were greeted by a lone envelope in the mail today. It was from Voyagers’ Community School in Farmingdale, NJ!
Their students wrote us a lovely note on a card with the motto “Changing the World”! Such a wonderful mantra. We are all changing the world in some way, aren’t we?
Our children started to reflect in what ways “we” at Salt Meadow Academy are changing the world.
We are bringing people together with our strings.
We work hard to do projects that we are interested in and that makes us happy.
We are meeting kids from far away and they are just kids like us, even though we don’t go to the same school.
I think the overall consensus of the students today was that regardless of where we come from and our backgrounds, we are all important, we all work hard and the underlying theme of this entire project, “We are ALL connected.”
Enclosed in their envelope was a purple ribbon. This was the FIRST purple ribbon that we’ve received and completely unique, just like ALL of us. The children happily added it to the branches, taking turns weaving through other strands.
The children wondered what made this group of children choose a purple ribbon. Our youngest children thought simply because it was pretty. Our oldest child thought that the color purple may have a special meaning, so we decided to Google the color purple. We learned that purple is known as the color of imagination. It is also said that purple is a peaceful color. What do you think?
Thank you for your contribution to Twisted Strands™! Keep an eye out in the mail for something special from us!
If you are interested in participating in Twisted Strands™, please mail a ribbon or string to:
Twisted Strands™ Project
Salt Meadow Academy
15 Bluff Avenue
Clinton, CT 06413 USA