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Passions ... L & L K, J & D Travel Growth
Passions ... What are yours?
Warning ... Deep Thoughts ahead
 
<ul><li>Lifelong Learning = Lifelong PLAY ! </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/entelepentele/2583927950/
What is Play? Play is the highest form of  human activity   - Nietzsche philosophy  http://www.flickr.com/photos/mnadi/180...
<ul><li>“Play is the highest form of  research ” </li></ul><ul><li>-  Albert Einstein  </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/pho...
<ul><li>“ Play is the highest expression of  human development  in childhood.” . </li></ul><ul><li>Friedrich Froebel </li>...
<ul><li>Play is the “ free expression of what is in a child’s soul ,” giving “  joy, freedom, contentment, inner and outer...
“ The plays of childhood are the germinal leaves of  all later life ” -Froebel http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/31...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/apoptotic/2540055580/ Froebel's gifts &  occupations
Play is   serious learning   - Fred Rogers http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaspi/12944421/
What’s necessary for Play?   http://www.flickr.com/photos/onegoodbumblebee/1444006597/
Name the toy?   Best selling toy worldwide  ever ! 1 st  known image of toy – 1648 painting  1 st  sold as a commercial to...
Name the toy?   Best selling toy worldwide  ever ! 1 st  known image of toy – 1648 painting  1 st  sold as a commercial to...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandi_22/474558156/ A brief history …
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Bubbles by John Everett Millais – Pears Soap 1886  Thomas J. Barratt & Andrew Pears Dawn of modern advertising
 
 
http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page2/files/page2-1003-full.html Transcends Cultures
Transcends Generations http://www.flickr.com/photos/flatfield/251635768/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tz1_1zt/2505360288 Transcends Species
1996: longest bubble = 105 feet  Most concentric bubble domes = 12 Some fun facts ...
2005 : Largest free floating: 105.4 cubic feet (788 gallons water)
1999:  Most people simultaneously blowing bubbles = 23,680 Boleyn Park, London
Most concentric bubble domes = 12 2007: Most people encased in a bubble = 50 kids
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pandora_6666/2352927931/ 2001:  Most bubbles blown with tarantula in mouth  119 Bubbles ( 30 ...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jubilo/469517060/ What's this really all about?
<ul><li>This slide intentionally left bubble-less </li></ul>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandi_22/474558156/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/owl/2696325046/ Because bubbles are about … Popping Bubbles What’s the experience?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimntonik/2758303137/ Blowing Bubbles What’s the experience?
Which gives you more? http://www.flickr.com/photos/kubina/50366633/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/lkusuma/818295509/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137169637 Bubbles provide  the advantage
http://www.flickr.com/photos/anthonysalvi/503911848/ What's  our  bubbles?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Soap_bubbles_2.jpg Books Programs information storytimes Access Computers
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/520639531/ Community
http://www.flickr.com/photos/eltjopoort/2749313931/ &quot;Cultural consumers  thrive on  information and  ideas to fuel  t...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/9267053@N04/640868137/ Solution? Easy Bubble Solution: - 1 quart of water  - 1/2 c. of Dawn d...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/1675634434/ Find your passion
http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page4/files/page4-1039-full.html Fuel self-expression
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmchronicles/497353467/ Nurture Curiosity
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lindenbaum/386124762/ Reflect Community
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/2742238689/ Build upon strengths
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137170823 Quantity = Quality
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137171657 Vancouver Bubble mob / Flash mob Take it to the community
Embrace transparency
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tailspin_tommy/478336588/ Look beyond the surface
http://www.flickr.com/photos/placbo/267290111/in/photostream/ Pay attention to niches
One size does not fit all
http://www.skipweasel.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/freezebubbles/album/slides/pop.html <ul><ul><li>Focus on the relative  </li></u...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/audrix/1572151898/ Create Collaborations
http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page5/files/page5-1033-full.html Let others take the lead
http://www.flickr.com/photos/16961193@N06/2267862256/ Make it silly
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jenny-pics/2737382113/ Befriend messy
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chris_diewald/2418836797/ Stretch yourself
http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page12/files/page12-1003-full.html Collect & Gather
www.flickr.com/photos/boojee/170906657 Challenge your comfort zone
Engaged +  Motivated =  Learning http://www.flickr.com/photos/libraryloft/2803968334/ =  Learning http://www.flickr.com/ph...
http://www.pssl.com/images/ProdImage01/500/BUBBLE-BLAST.jpg Remember it’s  not  really about the bubbles  …
providing the opportunities to BLOW them It’s about … http://www.flickr.com/photos/53539456@N00/437085000/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/520605530 Support lifelong _________ Playing
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kenmiu/1647193253/ We don't stop playing because we grow old;  we grow old because we stop  p...
The Big Moo By Seth Godin
http://www.flickr.com/photos/swamibu/2264617197/ Stop trying to be perfect   and   Start Being  Remarkable   focus on  … P...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crisgorissen/250823872/ Questions?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/3l3na88/2539032486/ Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library Sl...
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  1. 1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/stansich/133438545/ The Experience of Play! Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library CLA, June 1, 2009
  2. 2. Passions ... L & L K, J & D Travel Growth
  3. 3. Passions ... What are yours?
  4. 4. Warning ... Deep Thoughts ahead
  5. 6. <ul><li>Lifelong Learning = Lifelong PLAY ! </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/entelepentele/2583927950/
  6. 7. What is Play? Play is the highest form of human activity - Nietzsche philosophy http://www.flickr.com/photos/mnadi/18067074
  7. 8. <ul><li>“Play is the highest form of research ” </li></ul><ul><li>- Albert Einstein </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/devcentre/335708735/
  8. 9. <ul><li>“ Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood.” . </li></ul><ul><li>Friedrich Froebel </li></ul><ul><li>(1782- 1852) </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/madmetal/2208315035/
  9. 10. <ul><li>Play is the “ free expression of what is in a child’s soul ,” giving “ joy, freedom, contentment, inner and outer rest, [and] peace with the world .” </li></ul><ul><li>Friedrich Froebel </li></ul><ul><li>Father of kindergarten </li></ul>
  10. 11. “ The plays of childhood are the germinal leaves of all later life ” -Froebel http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/3107090883/
  11. 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/apoptotic/2540055580/ Froebel's gifts & occupations
  12. 13. Play is serious learning - Fred Rogers http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaspi/12944421/
  13. 14. What’s necessary for Play? http://www.flickr.com/photos/onegoodbumblebee/1444006597/
  14. 15. Name the toy? Best selling toy worldwide ever ! 1 st known image of toy – 1648 painting 1 st sold as a commercial toy in 1940 Over 200 million sold each year
  15. 16. Name the toy? Best selling toy worldwide ever ! 1 st known image of toy – 1648 painting 1 st sold as a commercial toy in 1940 Over 200 million sold each year http://flickr.com/photos/jupac/2675420204/
  16. 17. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandi_22/474558156/ A brief history …
  17. 18.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Children Blowing Bubbles by Jean-Etienne Liotard  (1702-1789)
  18. 19. Bubbles by John Everett Millais – Pears Soap 1886 Thomas J. Barratt & Andrew Pears Dawn of modern advertising
  19. 22. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page2/files/page2-1003-full.html Transcends Cultures
  20. 23. Transcends Generations http://www.flickr.com/photos/flatfield/251635768/
  21. 24. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tz1_1zt/2505360288 Transcends Species
  22. 25. 1996: longest bubble = 105 feet Most concentric bubble domes = 12 Some fun facts ...
  23. 26. 2005 : Largest free floating: 105.4 cubic feet (788 gallons water)
  24. 27. 1999: Most people simultaneously blowing bubbles = 23,680 Boleyn Park, London
  25. 28. Most concentric bubble domes = 12 2007: Most people encased in a bubble = 50 kids
  26. 29. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pandora_6666/2352927931/ 2001: Most bubbles blown with tarantula in mouth 119 Bubbles ( 30 sec) Ray Macaraeg – San Jose, CA
  27. 30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jubilo/469517060/ What's this really all about?
  28. 31. <ul><li>This slide intentionally left bubble-less </li></ul>
  29. 32. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandi_22/474558156/
  30. 33. http://www.flickr.com/photos/owl/2696325046/ Because bubbles are about … Popping Bubbles What’s the experience?
  31. 34. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimntonik/2758303137/ Blowing Bubbles What’s the experience?
  32. 35. Which gives you more? http://www.flickr.com/photos/kubina/50366633/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/lkusuma/818295509/
  33. 36. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137169637 Bubbles provide the advantage
  34. 37. http://www.flickr.com/photos/anthonysalvi/503911848/ What's our bubbles?
  35. 38. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Soap_bubbles_2.jpg Books Programs information storytimes Access Computers
  36. 39. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/520639531/ Community
  37. 40. http://www.flickr.com/photos/eltjopoort/2749313931/ &quot;Cultural consumers thrive on information and ideas to fuel their creative self-expression.&quot; Patricia Martin Renaissance Generation
  38. 41. http://www.flickr.com/photos/9267053@N04/640868137/ Solution? Easy Bubble Solution: - 1 quart of water - 1/2 c. of Dawn dishwashing detergent
  39. 42. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/1675634434/ Find your passion
  40. 43. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page4/files/page4-1039-full.html Fuel self-expression
  41. 44. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmchronicles/497353467/ Nurture Curiosity
  42. 45. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lindenbaum/386124762/ Reflect Community
  43. 46. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/2742238689/ Build upon strengths
  44. 47. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137170823 Quantity = Quality
  45. 48. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137171657 Vancouver Bubble mob / Flash mob Take it to the community
  46. 49. Embrace transparency
  47. 50. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tailspin_tommy/478336588/ Look beyond the surface
  48. 51. http://www.flickr.com/photos/placbo/267290111/in/photostream/ Pay attention to niches
  49. 52. One size does not fit all
  50. 53. http://www.skipweasel.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/freezebubbles/album/slides/pop.html <ul><ul><li>Focus on the relative </li></ul></ul>
  51. 54. http://www.flickr.com/photos/audrix/1572151898/ Create Collaborations
  52. 55. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page5/files/page5-1033-full.html Let others take the lead
  53. 56. http://www.flickr.com/photos/16961193@N06/2267862256/ Make it silly
  54. 57. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jenny-pics/2737382113/ Befriend messy
  55. 58. http://www.flickr.com/photos/chris_diewald/2418836797/ Stretch yourself
  56. 59. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page12/files/page12-1003-full.html Collect & Gather
  57. 60. www.flickr.com/photos/boojee/170906657 Challenge your comfort zone
  58. 61. Engaged + Motivated = Learning http://www.flickr.com/photos/libraryloft/2803968334/ = Learning http://www.flickr.com/photos/jubilo/469517060/
  59. 62. http://www.pssl.com/images/ProdImage01/500/BUBBLE-BLAST.jpg Remember it’s not really about the bubbles …
  60. 63. providing the opportunities to BLOW them It’s about … http://www.flickr.com/photos/53539456@N00/437085000/
  61. 64. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/520605530 Support lifelong _________ Playing
  62. 65. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kenmiu/1647193253/ We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing . - George Bernard Shaw
  63. 66. The Big Moo By Seth Godin
  64. 67. http://www.flickr.com/photos/swamibu/2264617197/ Stop trying to be perfect and Start Being Remarkable focus on … Play!
  65. 68. http://www.flickr.com/photos/crisgorissen/250823872/ Questions?
  66. 69. http://www.flickr.com/photos/3l3na88/2539032486/ Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library Slides @ LibraryBytes.com Thank you !

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