Gray Court Owings Turtle Labyrinth
Turtle Labyrinth

Turtle Dreams Labyrinth
    Dreams of Shelter
         Shelter of Dreams
  Turtle Dreams Labyrinth
Lasting Labyrinths
M. E. "Beth" Langley
 

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Read an article from GoLaurens about the labyrinth  by clicking here.    

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Laying out the ellipse was geometry of the best kind.

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Two loads of rip rap and about 4o tons of crusher run... Thank you Vulcan Materials and Mr. Bagwell! 

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Incredible kid power! 

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Surveying the progress!
We "retired" the shovels in a special ceremony, stomped, and spiral danced on the shell before adding the stones for the labyrinth on top.

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A gallery of student work and finger labyrinths was set up in the hallway for other classes to enjoy. 

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The labyrinth was finished on Friday, with fine weather, fun, and a wonderful sense of accomplishment! 

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Turtle Dreams Labyrinth was envisioned about 5 years ago.  Linda Brashier, Upper Elementary Montessori teacher at Gray Court - Owings Elementary fundraised and gathered support and donations.  Meanwhile, I explored many different designs and patterns, and together (with much help!) we created this wonderful labyrinth:

Some of the concepts Turtle symbolizes are Shelter, Abundance, Wisdom, Longevity, Creative Energy, and Mother Earth.  I call the labyrinth Turtle Dreams Labyrinth, for I envision. for the children here and for all those who walk it, safe shelter and a shelter for their dreams.

The labyrinth also, as symbol for our Earth, reminds us to take care of the planet we call home.

 

 



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All photos and text copyright M.E. Langley unless otherwise noted.