Latency An egg falls. A
moment passes. “Uh, oh, mommy!” You imagine a yellow rocket
ship landing with a messy splat.
Latency: the interval between stimulation and response. Cause and
effect. Us sending this email, and you reading it. How much time does
it take for an idea to grow wings? Mango Street has been on the back
burner for a few weeks while we have learned about sensory processing
in children, but that simmering has been good for our neighborhood
imaginarium. This latency has inspired us. The result? More tools to
enliven or soothe our little ones’ senses.
of our Sneak Peek:At our Sneak
Peek last month kids helped Felix the cat hide within their jumbly
drawings, created fantastical monsters on the wall, and painted a
multicolored brick road leading to an imaginary city.
Suspiciously life-like, child-sized, footprints in yellow paint
appeared along that road! We provided the plan, the tools, and
inspiration. They, their imaginations and playfulness. Let the wild
What's coming next?Open Studio Weeks!
Exploration. What road should you take if you don’t know where
you're going? Take MangoStreet
and enjoy the experience!
Jul 31- Aug 3, Aug 6-10
Times: 10:30-12:30, 2:00-5:00 Note: you
can register as a drop-in by the hour, or for a full session
We will have a number of self-directed art exploration
activities for children ages 3-6, including sensory, drawing,
color-based, and other. We might even have an activity with
no particular cognitive, social-emotional, speech/language, or
gross/fine motor skill value (if we can find one!).