I do not plan to travel far this summer, but I do want to meet a lot of children. Hearing my colleagues' summer camp project for their kids, I couldn't help volunteering to give handicraft courses. It was not until I got down to details that I wondered if I was too impulsive. Despite my popularity among kids, I kind of panicked upon thinking if I could handle 22 children aged from 4 to 10. But the last thing I would do was to back out of the plan.
On the first day, we are going to create collages + drawings in the Matisse's style. I prepare many cut-outs for the children to use in class. I expect there to be a lot of amazing sparks.
Everyone can choose their own background design for their little white men and draw clothes for them. In their moms' company, the children are really well-behaved.
After finishing their works, the kids come to tell me stories. This is Miko from Australia. Her story is about a beautiful prince taking a walk in the mountains, on the sea and in the park. She requests me to take a photo of her. What an outgoing and cute little girl.
I feel really refreshed after talking to a lot of children. It's a wonderful feeling beyond description.
To be honest, I haven't done much, but I feel I've gained much more than the kids!