It is really fun to watch my daughter think and create and see how she expresses herself creatively. One day when I was working at Gather making some flower arrangements for an upcoming event she began taking the cuttings and assembling them into her own piece. She called it her “butterfly zoo”.
It was really striking how beautiful and interesting it was, and of course how counter-intuitive to what we as adults have been programmed to do.
Here are some more of my favorite art pieces she’s made this past year: