It Takes a School to Make an Elephant

It Takes a School to Make an Elephant

There are fewer things sweeter than witnessing what happens when open-minded people get thrown together to think, paint, create and trust in the outcome.  Several weeks ago what unfolded at my children’s school was just this: Magic. It began as a carefully planned idea: A group art project that would be one of several curricular rotations on Passport Day 2017 – a once a year event immersing K-8 students in the food, culture, and history of a country or region of the world.

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Welcome. I am Johanna Leestma La Fleur, designer & entrepreneur.  Textiles are my passion. I am constantly curious about art, design and…everything. I love to fix, invent, travel, plant and cook. Read more


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