Celebrating Creativity in Afterschool Programs

Celebrating Creativity in Afterschool Programs

At schools nationwide, Abrakadoodle celebrates creativity in after school programs by delivering creativity-boosting programming that helps kids develop art skills and confidence while having fun. Each year, Abrakadoodle joins millions in celebrating Lights On Afterschool, a campaign of the Afterschool Alliance, which recognizes the importance of providing safe, strong afterschool options for children nationwide. During an…

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Art Gives Kids a Tool to Express Their Unique Vision

Art Gives Kids a Tool to Express Their Unique Vision

When children are free to express their ideas, we all benefit. As parents, we can enjoy a view into what inspires our children. Allowing children to create art without constraints provides great fodder for conversation – never judgment. Some children naturally inject humor into their art, while others convey interesting visual metaphors. Give a child…

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After School Art Programs Can Cultivate Creativity

After School Art Programs Can Cultivate Creativity

Quality after school programs can extend school day learning and can offer children the opportunity to stretch their often underused creative muscles. Abrakadoodle’s cofounders Mary Rogers, M.A.Ed. and Rosemarie Hartnett, CFE, as well as Abrakadoodle education directors from across the nation present workshops at regional and national after school conferences.  Abrakadoodle offers a wide range of creative after school…

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