“International Dot Day” 15 September 2012

A wonderful opportunity to help kids open their eyes to the world of creativity and self-worth is celebrated around the world today on 15 September 2012. The idea for International Dot Day grew out of a powerful story by Peter H. Reynolds, called “The Dot,” published on 15 September 2003.  The book is about a girl who doesn’t think she can draw.   My writing friend Patricia Tilton has along with Peter Reynolds and others, challenge all kidlit bloggers to get behind this annual event, which has kids participating each year from around the world.  Post a dot, any dot, be creative, make it your own, and past a dot of colour on your blog and celebrate.  Visit http://fablevisionlearning.com/dotday/ to learn more.   There also is a Facebook page devoted to International Dot Day with frequent updates.

Here is my dot:

International  Dot Day   15th September 2012

About Diane Tulloch

Known also as the Patientdreamer I am a writer who loves to dream, and is passionate about writing stories for the young so that they may join me in the wonders of adventure in countries and cultures afar, and in special moments to remember.
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20 Responses to “International Dot Day” 15 September 2012

  1. Joanna says:

    Just lovely, Diane, and is very you!

  2. Awesome! I love it! So geometric! 🙂 I love the message too!

  3. Diane,
    Beautiful Dot. I love it. I am so happy you participated.

  4. Wonderful, Diane! Different shapes, sizes, and colors beautifully fit inside a dot of love.

  5. Your dot has a bit of the Pennsylvania Dutch style going on! Are you familiar with it?

  6. Cool dot! Glad you posted, Diane.

  7. Very nice! I love the colors and patterns you used.

  8. Beautiful dot, Diane! And lovely sentiment. Totally you 🙂

  9. Oh, how fabulous! I’m so sorry I missed this event. I will have to be sure to participate next year!

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