“Symbols-2-Stories” : One of Many Kid-Friendly Activities at the 2013 NW Permaculture Convergence by Willi Paul, Designer / Facilitator

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Symbols-2-Stories

by Willi Paul

Program Description:

1. Up to 22 kids can select and color their own Permaculture + Transition symbol (on 10″ x 10″ recycled board squares)

 

 2. Children will then describe their individual symbols and coloring strategy to the group

 

 3. Then work together to produce a group vision or story using their symbols

 

Goal: To learn how symbols work in media and myths – and understand their multiple meanings

Length: ~ 1 hr

References:

Symbols in the Transition?

http://www.planetshifter.com/node/2092

Permaculture Symbols 2. A Video for Kids with Eyes of Steel and Overflowing Feet!

http://www.planetshifter.com/node/1908

Understanding the Symbols of Climate Change” – A Transition Lesson

http://www.planetshifter.com/node/2056

Permaculture Age Symbols 3: Colors, Archetypes & New Myths

http://www.planetshifter.com/node/1939