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Day 2: Geometry

Uploaded: Jul 21, 2015

Too difficult to draw figures on the painted canvas. So instead ten teams each draws a geometric figure on an 18 x 24 sheet of paper and cuts it out for use as a stencil. The kids then lay the stencils in random patterns across three panels of equal size the kids measured on the canvas. After placing the stencils, the kids taped around them. Some are squared off; some left with ragged edges. Each team has a leader with some knowledge of geometry. My associates and I occasionally provide guidance/assistance, but Rosemary had prepped the campers well in the previous week. The ultimate plan is to divide the canvas into a triptych, with each panel going to a separate location for display.

Today is low-key. Tomorrow the canvas returns to the parking lot and is covered with paint applied via skates, bike, scooters, and wheels on rollers. The youngest campers will employ toy cars and trucks to fill the figures' interiors before the older campers start rolling.