California Early Math Project 2020

Beautiful Oops

by Barney Saltzberg

 

This is an interactive story where everyday mistakes like ripping a piece of paper or spilling paint actually become the start of something beautiful. Saltzberg engages children with common messy mistakes to show that an “oops” is an opportunity to see things differently.

 

 

Follow Up Questions:

What are mistakes that you have made that have ended up being beautiful?