Michigan Student Leaders Create Art with Abrakadoodle to Benefit Homeless Families

Michigan Student Leaders Create Art with Abrakadoodle to Benefit Homeless Families

A wonderful example of public-private partnerships was evidenced Friday, March 18th as 80 student representatives of the Student Leadership Council (4th – 12th grades) for the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools came together from schools across the district for their last SLC meeting in which they created art with Abrakadoodle. According to Taryn Reid, M.S.Ed, Assistant Director…

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Guest Post: Create Collages Inspired by Nature

Guest Post: Create Collages Inspired by Nature

By Leonor Alvim Brazao, Abrakadoodle Artist in Residence. I have such fond memories of time spent with my mom during my childhood, because we incorporated art into our lives. We used to spend hours on the beach collecting shells. At home, we transformed our sunny days collections into collages. For her it was the beginning of…

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Abrakadoodle Celebrates Panamanian Culture at Event

Abrakadoodle Celebrates Panamanian Culture at Event

Art for kids is not only rewarding and fun, but it also helps children to learn about cultures and celebrate what is unique about themselves and countries around the world. In its inaugural NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival & Health Fair held during the last weekend of September at the Washington County Fairgrounds, Panama was the…

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Three Creative, Hands-On, Low Tech Activities for Kids

Three Creative, Hands-On, Low Tech Activities for Kids

As a parent, I’ve observed the powerful hold that tech toys, video games and cell phones have on children. I’m a big believer in balance, and so I have developed a list of low tech ideas that will engage your child in fun, inspired play. These types of activities give your children the power of…

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