Collins' book reminds us of Einstein's famous quote, "Imagination is more important than knowledge". Collins urges us to be more fully present in moments with children, with others, and with ourselves while seizing every opportunity to see the unusual, the quirky, and the everyday potential for magic in the world around us.
Traveling along these roads with the children in your life will inspire curiosity in their young minds and will fire their imaginations. This book is a treasure trove of charming ideas and activities that are useful and fun for parents, grandparents, and anyone involved with children. It is a gift on the path to engaging with children in delightful and meaningful ways to build their imaginations, joy, creativity, self-reliance and self-respect. This book is a literary, magical mystery guide for engaging children. And like any good magical mystery tour guide, one should always have it handy when the impulse to delve into expansive playful and connected realms strikes.
Children are individually unique, and each child has the potential to grow and develop into a well-functioning and playful adult. Exposed to ways of seeing the world in the way Collins' does, which is though the lens of spontaneity, beauty, adventure and potential, to name a few, adds to their journey into adulthood.
These ideas are also generative for your own life force with building blocks of intention, lightness and laughter. Catching Diamonds opens doors we've forgotten about and hands us a roadmap of streets that have faded into distant memory.
This essential book reveals Linda's secrets of entering into these expansive realities and outlines easy ways to remember that we are all artists weaving magic and wonder into moments in our lives when we are curious, playful and aware.