Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Song-osity: Own little world

In my own little corner, in my own little chair...
and the world will open its arms to me...

I remember, way back, when the school year began, we talked about what reading is to us.
One child said "reading is like a free vacation for my mind." Another said "reading lets me pretend I am whatever I want to be."

I couldn't have said it better myself.

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19 thoughts on the matter:

Carol Blackburn said... {Reply}

How sweet! I love hearing the little ones read.

Leovi - La FotografĂ­a Efectista Abstracta said... {Reply}

Yes, very funny tales of the Brothers Grimm !!

Nicki said... {Reply}

Such insight and only in the 3rd grade - kids are amazing.

Nicola SeaThreePeeO Carpenter said... {Reply}

Wonderful post and picture. Reading takes you to places you can only dream of visiting.

Linda Kay said... {Reply}

I like the last quote the best, and writing does the same for me. I get lost in the words.

Kim Cunningham said... {Reply}

It's amazing when kids reach that point of literacy. Love their thoughts.

Adrienne said... {Reply}

OH, this is just perfect! The thoughts and the photo! What a privilege to nurture those young imaginations every day!!

Molly said... {Reply}

What a great image to go with these lyrics

Mollyxxx

Clairejustine oxox said... {Reply}

Love this picture, looks so peaceful reading here too :)

Anita Johnson said... {Reply}

The kids comments made me smile...I need a good book again!

carolina rico said... {Reply}

children are definitely wiser than us!

Sharon said... {Reply}

The kids get it! How wonderful they enjoy reading at a young age!

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

I so wish that more children think of reading that way. I feel so bad for those that think that reading is a chore.

Jill Harrison said... {Reply}

those are great comments about reading from the children. My grandson who is 8 LOVES to read.
Have a great week.

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

It's so great when kids learn to love reading at a young age!

barbara said... {Reply}

I will be proud if my daughters will answer like this!!

carol l mckenna said... {Reply}

Creative shot! Great composition and color ~ Love the accuracy of the children's definition of reading!

Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol

Carraol said... {Reply}

Great post about the importance of reading! Congrats for your blog, it looks interesting!

Kathy McB said... {Reply}

Reading...the cheapest vacation you will ever take! Thanks for sharing at Song-ography.