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Mid-Autumn Play Parenting Class: Mooncake Painting Memories

When tradition meets creativity, magic happens. This was precisely the atmosphere during the recent play parenting class at Nihao School, where families came together to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival in a way that was not just unique but also deeply touching.

mooncake painting setup

A Canvas Like No Other

The tranquil backyard of Nihao School served as the perfect setting for this special gathering. Here, the ground, usually filled with the laughter and footsteps of playful children, was transformed into an art studio with giant mooncakes waiting to be painted on. Bright paintbrushes and an array of colors set the tone, promising an unforgettable day ahead.

Unleashing Creative Spirits

Once the morning greetings were shared, it was time for creativity to take the lead. The beauty of this activity lay in its inclusivity. Older siblings became the unsung heroes of the day, guiding their younger family members, while parents turned into collaborators, working side by side with their kids. These mooncakes were not just about art; they became symbols of collaboration, understanding, and family bonds.

Stories Through Colors

Each brushstroke on the mooncakes was a story, an emotion, a memory. Some chose to depict the festival's traditional aspects, while others went ahead and painted what the Mid-Autumn Festival meant to them personally. Through these paintings, it became evident that while traditions are universal, their interpretations are deeply personal.

Parents played a pivotal role in this artistic journey. Their guidance wasn't just about which color to choose or where to paint, but it was also about sharing stories, memories, and the essence of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Looking at our friends' design

More than Just an Art Class

As the day drew to a close, the backyard of Nihao School was filled with vibrant mooncakes, each narrating a unique story. But more importantly, it was filled with families, closer and more bonded than when they had started the day.

The Moon Cake Painting Activity at the Nihao School wasn't just another event; it was a testament to the power of family, unity, and togetherness. Through art, families not only expressed themselves but also rediscovered the values that make the Mid-Autumn Festival so special.

In a world where we often get caught up in the daily hustle, such moments remind us of the importance of slowing down, coming together, and cherishing the traditions that bind us. The Nihao School Play Parenting Class is more than just a class; it's an experience, a memory, a tradition in the making.

Mooncakes are done!

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