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Creativity and Play

How might we use play, creativity and everyday routines to build life skills and character?

Character traits like grit, determination and resilience enable children to overcome obstacles throughout life and make the most out of opportunities they encounter. Skills like pattern recognition, critical thinking and numeracy contribute to success in school and beyond.

How might we use play, creativity and everyday routines to build life skills and character? 

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Playpod is a mobile and flexible playspace designed to empower kids and their parents to engage in joyful, creative learning; in essence, to play together. These portable structures are delivered to community gathering spots - everything from churche

Playpod is a mobile and flexible playspace designed to empower kids and their parents to engage in joyful, creative learning; in essence, to play together. These portable structures are delivered to community gathering spots - everything from churche

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Educating children through creative storytelling about Health, Nutrition and Life Skills such as interaction with others, good habits, time management by performing a community play.

Educating children through creative storytelling about Health, Nutrition and Life Skills such as interaction with others, good habits, time management by performing a community play.

Photo of Bidur Gurung
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Providing a 'How to' kit for people living in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe, to build a safe environment for young children to learn, grow and develop life skills. A space designed by the community, for the community.

Providing a 'How to' kit for people living in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe, to build a safe environment for young children to learn, grow and develop life skills. A space designed by the community, for the community.

Photo of Jonathan Joanes
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The proposed center will collect toys, dolls, story books, comics and other kids’ materials from kids of well-off parents and keep them in the center. In this way, we encourage high-income group kids and the grown up kids to donate their less useful

The proposed center will collect toys, dolls, story books, comics and other kids’ materials from kids of well-off parents and keep them in the center. In this way, we encourage high-income group kids and the grown up kids to donate their less useful

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Our idea is a to develop a game and workshop  that tackles the lack of knowledge and information parents in low-income communities have on  how to support the development of the cognitive, social &  emotional skills of their chidlren in their very im

Our idea is a to develop a game and workshop that tackles the lack of knowledge and information parents in low-income communities have on how to support the development of the cognitive, social & emotional skills of their chidlren in their very im

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Our idea is a program to tackles the lack of children playground, especially in the landfill areas, by creating an open space with standard equipments in one day.

This will challenge people all around the world to create an open space for children

Our idea is a program to tackles the lack of children playground, especially in the landfill areas, by creating an open space with standard equipments in one day. This will challenge people all around the world to create an open space for children

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To develop a creative toy product that acts as construction game and is adaptable in complexity to different ages of children. This would also allow it to be cost effective since one game could last for several years. The product would maximise its o

To develop a creative toy product that acts as construction game and is adaptable in complexity to different ages of children. This would also allow it to be cost effective since one game could last for several years. The product would maximise its o

Photo of Marzia Benito
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Our idea is to use a YouTube channel & SMS-based notifications to connect parents with relevant information to help their children lead more active and nutritious lives.

1 - Existing SMS communication has a low barrier to use and is easily accessi

Our idea is to use a YouTube channel & SMS-based notifications to connect parents with relevant information to help their children lead more active and nutritious lives. 1 - Existing SMS communication has a low barrier to use and is easily accessi

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Play is an integral part of Early Childhood education and development. Through play young children get an opportunity to develop physically, intellectually emotionally and physically. They are able to get into an amazing make-believe world and in so

Play is an integral part of Early Childhood education and development. Through play young children get an opportunity to develop physically, intellectually emotionally and physically. They are able to get into an amazing make-believe world and in so

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Ideas for MECPU: Nurturing growth between male community members and children through more than just storytelling, such as physical or musical education. Asides from nurturing education amongst children and seeing improved rates in that field, how

Ideas for MECPU: Nurturing growth between male community members and children through more than just storytelling, such as physical or musical education. Asides from nurturing education amongst children and seeing improved rates in that field, how

Photo of Martin Romaris
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Super Kid is a kit for up to five years, that through guided by their parents or guardians use allowed through daily game of a Super Kid; practice routines to develop creative skills visioning distinction and value.

Super Kid is a kit for up to five years, that through guided by their parents or guardians use allowed through daily game of a Super Kid; practice routines to develop creative skills visioning distinction and value.

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