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Making shoes for Sanga Nursery, Kenya

Last year, our Remuera teaching team began an investigation based on sustaining an ecological future. We talked to the children about waste and discussed ways to re-purpose materials. The children then decided that they would like to make their own shoes using repurposed objects. As the group learned about what could be recycled and used …
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What is the Future of Education?

Recently, MiNDFOOD editors asked Bear Park to comment on an interesting question: “What is the future of education?” This felt like an enormous question to respond to, so we’d also love to hear your thoughts. Do you have a vision of what schools of the future could look like? Or an opinion on the role …
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How to: Make a Nature Mandala

nature mandala

Here we show you how to set up a fun art activity at home for your child using only what nature provides. The best part is that you’ll love participating too. Enjoy! What: A nature mandala is a circular art form that is made using different objects and natural materials. Why: The idea of this …
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Learning Journey: Reuse To Make Shoes

The Remuera teaching team worked alongside the Tui children to extend and develop ideas around repurposing. We believe that for children to appreciate the value in an object or material, they need to discover its true potential. Our team introduced the idea that discarded or recycled materials have unlimited possibilities, and the results were remarkable. The …
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