Ritual sticks

 

These ritual sticks were made by a child accompanied by a parent to prepare the child’s 7 years ritual.

It is often tricky to accompany a child in their creative process, as adults have a tendency to take control without taking the time to watch their child mess things up. By slowing down to the child’s rythm, and giving him/her space for creation and decision making, a real connection and collaboration can develop. The creative process is then often more important than the result and can be therapeutical for both child and parent.

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The making of the stick is a ritual in itself but it also has its place in a ritual and is a nice souvenir of this special moment, that will remind you and your kid about this important threshold in the child’s life each time you see it.