Alchemy and Symbolism

We travelled to Europe to examine the mysterious alchemical art of the Renaissance period, in hopes of deciphering some of its symbolism.  We learned that the word “alchemy” and “chemistry” originated from the ancient name for Egypt, “Kemet”, where early Egyptian alchemists experimented with the art of transformation. We discovered that alchemists attempt to understand … Continue reading Alchemy and Symbolism

Finger knitting

Consistently, kindness and generosity are two of the many positive traits we see in our students at Spark.  Each day we witness so many moments of helping, sharing and exchanging of wisdom and skill.  The children initiated their own finger knitting circle, where the children with more experience patiently guided the others through the process … Continue reading Finger knitting