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Early Learning Program

The creative skills factory early learning program started with a simple aim which is to equip and support children from an early age on all levels of development. Currently the program is offered at die Bron primary school in Stanford as well as Masakhane primary in Masakhane/Gansbaai. We offer small group intervention for grade R

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time to celebrate

On Saturday evening we celebrated the beautiful art that the children in our groups and workshops create with an auction to raise funds for our future projects. The proceeds will support our arts and culture programmes. Big thanks to everyone who supported this exhibition and fundraising event. Thank you to our hosts, the Bewsher family

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Creative Skills Music Development is growing

“Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.” Plato Hello everyone, We thought you may like to hear how the children’s performance at the Cape Town Jazzathon went last weekend. It was amazingthe children were magnificentand we are just so proud

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Creativity as a Tool for transformation

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” —Maya Angelou Give children an open canvas.It can be a piece of concrete wall, water and brushes or sponges. It can beclouds and our imagination, paper and paint or an old cardboard box which canbe painted and made into many magical things

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Creative skills holiday Program

Thank you to all of our supporters and our amazing facilitaton team for a very successful, colourful and energetic holiday programme. Thank you for all the donations of art and craft materials and collection of recyclable materials.Thank you to the Grootbos Foundation for providing fresh fruit for the children every day. Welcome to the third

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Workshop with David Krut projects in Stanford

Thank you David Krut Projects and Roxy Kaczmarek for the wonderful print techniques workshop you shared with the Creative Works facilitators this week. We look forward to using these skills in our workshops with the children. Read more about this below:

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stanford festival 2021

We are proud to have been a part of the wonderful Stanford Festival 2021. A huge, hearfelt thank you to all of our sponsors and collaborators for their help in making this such a successful, enjoyable festival.Thank you to the Amani Harmonic Foundation for sponsorship of the music programme, which the children in our community

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Early learning with colors

We are offering our early learning program currently at die Bron primary, Masakhane primary and Funimfundo pre school. The aim is to stimulate grade r children on all levels of development towards school readiness. We work with small groups of children enhancing perception, sensory awareness, fine and grossmotor skills as well as conceptual understanding. Over

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Youth Day

Collaboration on themes that matter to youth on 16. June 2021. On Youth Day, the 16th June we participated and collaborated with Michelle Baker, Food-4-Thought NPO and the Wortelgat Outreach Trust sparking conversations about how the youth of today can become game changers in our communities and leaders of today and tomorrow. We want to

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