Archive for October 2015

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...

Sewing Bookmarks to Inspire Reading.

Before we began our weekly sewing club at Garden Oaks Elementary School in Houston, I asked the group of twenty-two students to raise their hand if they liked to read. Four of them raised their hands. I told the group that only the four students that liked to read would...

Return of Home Economics

If you ask anyone above the age of 40 if they remember home economics, they will most certainly say YES! In fact, they usually follow up to your question with a story about when they were in school and what they used to do in their home economics class. Due...

Sewing in School Again!

We are so excited to announce that the EZ Kids Creativity Shell will be teaching sewing classes at Garden Oaks Elementary School in Houston! We currently have an awesome 9-week program planned for the school where students will learn the basics of sewing machine operation, textile art, fabric dyeing and...

Do you like the Creativity Shell? Please donate to help us fulfill our mission!

Creativity Shell relies on donations of cash, fabric, supplies and new sewing machines.

CREATIVITY SHELL

Newsletter