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Books and educative kits with recycled materials

This idea is inspired in a special edition of a book written by Manuel de Barros, a brazilian poet. Check pics below. Instead of a common book, this special edition is a paper box with free pages with the poems.

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This format of book or kit can be used for several purposes: as a book, as an educative kit, for storytelling, encouraging children to learn, parenting information, etc.

It can be adapted and aligned with other ideas presented on this challenge. 

In developing countries, it's interesting to explore throughout local/cultural storytelling as a way to engage illiterate parentes and children for their first steps on learning. 

Feedbacks and suggestions are welcome!


Who will benefit from this idea and where are they located?

This idea is possible to be implemented with recycled materials and make possible cut or decrease costs with educative materials.

How could you test this idea in a quick and low-cost way right now?

Prototyping boxes made through boxcard or any similar material, and pages of a book with common papers.

What kind of help would you need to make your idea real?

Any help and suggestions are welcome, regardless of professional background and experience.

Is this an idea that you or your organization would like to take forward?

  • This idea is meant to inspire. I hope someone else takes it on!


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