Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Great ideas for schools #6: A school blossoms

A school in Houston planted a tree in 1984, but didn't use any soil or water. And it's indoors.

They painted a trunk on a main wall inside the school. Every year, every student adds a leaf in the form of a fingerprint.

This is what the tree looks like today:

Thumb's up—and sprouting all around—for this simple idea that yields a surprisingly poignant reaction.

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