Archive for 2015

Kingwood Library embraces Creativity Shell!

Kingwood Library embraces “Creativity Shell,” teaches kids to sew and serves as model for Houston libraries! Kingwood, TX – In their continuing efforts to provide innovative programs for students, the Kingwood Public Library has partnered with the non-profit organization the “Creativity Shell” to launch a textile arts program for kids! An...

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The Creativity Shell needs your help, or shall we say, your new or gently used sewing supplies!!  As we continue to grow, we are fulfilling our mission to use creative trades to educate and inspire earth's most precious resources...our kids!  We started out serving 80 students and by January, we will...

The Creativity Shell just launched our first annual philanthropy project where the students in our program will connect with children overseas through creativity. This year, we are going to be sewing pillows and sending them overseas to Syrian children in refugee camps. It is difficult to tell my students the...

Handmade Pillows for Kids by Kids!

Six-year-old Ahmed (Photo below) was just a baby when the war in Syria began. A roadside bomb killed his father and he is currently walking through Hungary with his uncle sleeping on the streets each night. The "Where the Children Sleep" photography series by Swedish photographer Magnus Wennman provided a...

Should Creativity have Time Limits?

I was teaching a sewing class last week and our task for the day was to stitch our own key chains. We had 50 minutes to complete the task and 22 of my 24 students were able to finish their project. One of the students who was unable to complete...

Stitch and Sip Fundraiser!

We are excited to announce the launch our next Stitch and Sip Fundraiser on Friday, December 4, 2015! The Creativity Shell "Stitch and Sip" is the perfect pairing of sewing and wine tasting. At our next event, we will be sewing night masks and will be sampling wines from local...

Teach what you LOVE what you teach!

Our new teach what you love what you teach, t-shirts are here!  All proceeds for the sale of this shirt are used to support the Creativity Shell programs such as our sewing clubs in local schools.  If you know a teacher who loves to teach, this is a perfect gift! To...

University of Adelaide's creative minds of the future showcase their final-year projects. Juggling quad copters, drones that extinguish industrial fires, a machine that can kick a football over 50 metres, and a mini-hoverboard were just some of the creations on display from the creative minds at Ingenuity 2015. The event...

In celebration of the creativity of Binfield, Warfield and Winkfield Arts Week, an artist has produced a giant colourful caterpillar. As part of the arts week, creator Jonathan Greenyer has been working with local artists to produce an enormous installation inspired by the work of Chinese activist Ai Wewei - a giant caterpillar. The caterpillar...

Art and science have been intertwined for centuries, involving the same starting block: the research question. A 2008 study in the Journal of Psychology of Science and Technology showed that compared to other scientists, Nobel Laureates are disproportionately involved in artistic side projects and hobbies. Although this year’s Laureates aren’t exactly disciples of the famous...

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