When our team met to discuss the possibilities of this project, we decided not to be restricted by practicality and feasibility. We dared to dream, and we dreamed BIG! We wanted to build our own Big Friendly Giant, and we wanted to build him to scale, all 20 feet of him! While the task seemed daunting and arduous at first, we jumped right in with both feet.
Our journey with Ewa resembled an ever-changing and dynamic roller coaster ride. We laughed, we cried, but most importantly, we learned. We learned how to be flexible, to adapt, to let go of our pre-conceived expectations, and that was just the teachers!
When students were asked what they learned during this process, here is what they had to say…
Lisa Grant (@lisagrantYYC) is a grade 3 teacher and a firm believer that every day is another chance to make your dreams come true.