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Artist mentoring in Stanford

The vision for our artist mentoring is to bring established artists into our programs to mentor small groups of children towards creative and self-expression. We want to give young children and youth the opportunity to build up their artistic and life skills in these valuable artistic sessions. Sanette Upton is the artist who mentored the

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Parents workshops at die Bron Primary in Stanford

While working with the learners in our school based as well as community based programs we have observed many young children presenting with low overall skill levels in terms of their language, social, emotional and perceptual development. From observation we have learnt that many children, at an early age, do not receive the necessary stimulation via

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March Holiday Program

The creative works team offered another exciting, vibrant and very active holiday program in the March holidays. The Stanford team offered workshops from Die Bron primary in Stanford while the Masakhane team worked with the children from a new space that we are using from now on with the permission of the Grootbos Foundation. The

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Thank you AMANI HARMONIC Foundation

Many thanks to our partners in Switzerland , The Amani Harmonic foundation for supporting the new therapy space at Die Bron by providing funds for the extension of our outside deck. It will give us an extra 20 square meters space to do wonderful activities outside under the tress. We are very excited and looking

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Water colors in the open workshops

The theme of colors is extending from our early learning program into the open workshops were the children worked with lots of water color in the past few weeks. They made color rays on paper, explored color mixing, created butterflies and worked with printing flowers with water colors. The quality of watercolors brings a soft

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Learning through Play in our Therapy Room at Die Bron Primary

Our early learners had fun in the first term of this year. We all enjoyed working and learning inside our new space at Die Bron primary in Stanford. The first term was filled with activities around the theme of color and Body awareness. We worked with lots of movement activities including bean bags, ball skills

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Creative workshops

The creative workshops started in 2012 as a community based initiative in Stanford at Jenny October’s home with the support of DK projects, Rotary and the Stanford community. The underlying idea of the workshops is to create a safe space and offer extra mural activities to children who have little access to vocational and arts

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