Tech companies are investing in artists to improve creativity!

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 polymath Leonardo da Vinci, creative […]

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Creativity Shell partners with Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy

The EZ Kids Creativity Shell had a wonderful meeting today with Ms. Astra Zeno who is the Computer Science and Engineering teacher at Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy in Houston. We were discussing various methods of blending a sewing program into the Robotics and Engineering department when we found ourselves blending electricity conductive thread with […]

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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 get to sew their own […]

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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 to budget constraints and the […]

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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 more. Upon commencement of our […]

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