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Milestones: our new therapy room

Thank you very much to Mike Gibbs for sponsoring our new therapy room at Die Bron primary. We are excited to be able from now on to work in a dedicated space for our work. Thank you to Die Bron primary for the wonderful collaboration. The room will be set up as a space where

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Creative Works at Hoopland Academy in Stanford

In the last term, we started to collaborate with the Hoopland Academy in Stanford. For more info see We have been working with the Hoopland team to enrich the afternoon care by offering art and craft activities for their learners. Thank you to the teachers and children at Hooland for a wonderful collaboration. We

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Fingerpainting at Funimfundo

Finger-painting is a fun activity to stimulate children’s dexterity, sensory awareness and overall hand skills, as well as colour knowledge. This week our early learners were working with the theme of spring. The children were working in pairs on big butterflies. Each group was given a butterfly outline and the first step was to trace

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Creative workshops Stanford

Thank you to our creative skills facilitators, Rachel van Rooyen and Tuliswa Mandoyi, who offer twice a week sessions from the community hall in Stanford. We are very proud of what you do and how you have grown as a team. In the past few weeks the ladies offered puzzle building, creations from paper rolls,

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People who change our life

Over the past 3 months we had the privilege to have such a special person in our life…a person who changes the lives of the people she enters, our teacher in residency Rachel Adams from the UK. Rachel came with an open heart, a passion for teaching, a competent approach towards the children, lots and

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Creative Works at the Flower Valley Teacher Retreat

When we work with young children we often talk about their holistic development. We see the child as a whole being, unique with individual needs and skills. We see all the different areas of development being interconnected. We observe and offer play activities according to the needs and their developmental stage, we want to meet

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Holiday program October 2018

The holidays are a time when we want to offer extra-special and stimulating activities for children in under resourced communities. It is also an opportunity to create a space to bring children from different backgrounds together and explore each others’ diversity. We offer all kinds of activities, ranging from play, puzzles, art and craft, movement,

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Within each child a natural artist

The “Visual Arts team Stanford” is continuing to offer art facilitation to the children at Die Bron primary in Stanford. Die Bron has welcomed and supported this initiative. Our aim is to bring art into the school environment and enrich the children’s learning experience and self expression. Art can be a medium for growth, skills development,

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Visual Art Facilitation at Die Bron Primary

Over the past few weeks we have collaborated with Die Bron Primary school in Stanford, local artists and the Grootbos foundation in facilitating art sessions for the learners at die Bron. The project started with the schools desire to participate at the regional visual arts celebration.  The Western Cape education department is having a visual

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