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That’s Terry talks in case you’re wondering.

The tradition continues. This song should work nicely for this year’s video. Kids like it anyway…

drawingmowillemspigeonLast Friday, Hannah came to the lab with me, and immediately went about drawing pictures of pigeons everywhere. This was inspired by a recent event where we got to check out Mo Willems of “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus” fame. Anyway, Mr. Willems was awesome and even went over a How To session and got everyone drawing pigeons.

This totally reminded me of this most excellent video on how to draw giraffes from the Wholphin blog – very much worth a visit, especially if being able to draw a giraffe is one of your goals in life.

I was quite surprised at how much Hannah remembered of the Mo Willems’ How To. She even drew out the instructions as she remembered them. I love the part that says “…well, birds legs…”
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This TED talks by Sir Ken Robinson, which posits that creativity should have equal prominence in public education as literacy, is just marvelous. I especially like the part about the drawing of God by a child.

And while we’re on the subject of God, check out two science humour pieces I wrote a while back that suggest how lucky the scientific world is that certain passages didn’t make their way to the bible (one for stem cell research, and the other for evolutionary biology).