Here comes the first smile

September. First days in school for many toddlers. First goodbye to mom….

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I notice colors impress children and make them forget their anxiety.

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A white paper and temperas. Curiosity.

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Choosing and mixing colors. Experimentation. First with brush. Second with fingers. At the end, whole hand is full of color.

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Her comes the first smile.

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Next day, the children come to me and ask for colors….

(by Jenny Diamantopoulou, teacher in toddler’s class (2-3 y.o.), in Athens)

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