At Fairfield Elementary School, the school where I substitute frequently, there are the sweetest murals on the walls. Unfortunately the halls are not that wide, and all I had with me was my iPhone. Consequently, I could only shoot little sections of two of these murals. The next time I go I will take my Rebel with its wide angle lens and see if I can capture more. Maybe I could use the panoramic option on the iPhone, but I do not have a clue how to attempt that one. These are absolutely adorable. Even the school sign is dear. It looks like a piece by P. Buckley Moss. I started my teaching career in 1959 as a kindergarten teacher, so after teaching middle schoolers for years and years, it is pure joy to go back and teach the little ones. They all call me Miss Genie, and I love it.
“A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the
pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.”
This post is linked with Monday Murals.
I hope you do go back and take one of the whole thing! It does look like something I would love.ReplyDelete
Very enjoyable murals with great characters!ReplyDelete
I enjoyed the first one very much - nice drawing.
Sweet! I am glad you are happy substituting Miss Genie! Lucky kids, lucky you!ReplyDelete
That first one is so adorable and the other paintings are very colourful and so full of beautiful details.ReplyDelete
You got wonderful images with your phone. Lovely artwork.ReplyDelete
Sweetest is an understatement!ReplyDelete
Lovely. There is something about the simplicity of children's work that is very appealing.ReplyDelete
I bet you are a fantastic substitute!ReplyDelete
I love the happy animals. Very cute!ReplyDelete
Lovely murals. Just right for a school.ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing them with us, Miss Genie. :)
Have a beautiful week. :)
They are perfect for a school!ReplyDelete
Neat! All schools should have murals!ReplyDelete
Very nice! Thanks for sharing this. It is definitely a "feel good" post.ReplyDelete