What do circles make you think of? Make a quick list of everything you can think of before reading further.
Here are some things I thought of; did you think of some different ones?
- Creative circle
- Sacred spiritual circle
- Starfish, mirror, cookie
- Pupil (eye)
- Spider web
“There is nothing so wise as a circle.” Rainer Maria Rilke
Take a moment to think about what each of these types of circles means to you.
- What else can you do with circles other than draw or paint them?
- Circle words or objects with markers, pens, crayons, paint
- Cut out circles of different sizes, colors, textures
- Use circle objects to create stamps
- Frame words and objects with a circle cut out
“I live my life in widening circles That reach out across the world.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God