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Keen observation and reflection is the foundation of the work of both Maria Montessori and Sofia Cavalletti. Thanks to their humble willingness to learn from the child, these women have helped us to see who the child is, as well as the child's spiritual gifts and needs.
Our goal at the Center for Children and Theology is to continue this discipline of observation and reflection. For years the Center for Children and Theology has collected a database of art, responses and prayers of children that reflect their understanding of God. Looking at these responses as a group may help us deepen our understanding of the mysteries of the child and God.
To read through some of the entries in our database, you can now visit our blog, Listening to the Child with The Center for Children and Theology or become a Fan of our page on Facebook. Each week we post a new entry from our database, with the hope that through the COMMENTS section, you will enter into conversation with us about what the child is telling us about the nature of God.
To submit a child's reflection to be added to our database, please complete the form below. All children's names and personal details will be changed if used in our publications.
If you have artwork to include, please send a copy attached in an email to email@example.com.
To Receive free shipping on any orders from our CCTheo catalog, please submit this completed form within 3 days of completing your order. If your submission is appropriate for our collection, we will refund all domestic shipping charges on your order! For international orders, we will refund the cost of domestic shipping of your order:
First Name of Child:
Age of Child:
Name and Location of Atrium:
Number of Years in Atrium:
Quotation from Child, written or spoken, or observation of movement. If the response involves a child's artwork, please describe the art, or if possible, email us a copy of the work separately at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, please describe the context as it applies: the group, the child's work with a particular material, significant gestures, etc.
Presentation being given or the child's work at the time:
Pertinent personal information about the child/ren (e.g. recent family events such as births, deaths, a move, school events, health conditions or disability):
Catechist's interpretations or impressions (optional):
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