World Wide Art Show

IMG_6180Yesterday we met with the Cheery Education Centre in Nairobi to share art across classrooms. The children on both sides created, colored, and shared art that they had made previous to the meeting. Each child was given time to share their work and talk about the colors and object chosen. This gave us all a great opportunity to use strong communication skills, work on public speaking, and get to know each other better!
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One interesting thing I noticed throughout the session is that the children are beginning to feel like it is normal to talk with kids around the world. Amazing! I love that they are beginning to feel more comfortable communicating online and that they are growing up with creative ideas in their heads. In today’s world, it can be normal to start your day off chatting with friends in Kenya!

Auction for Education

IMG_5697Check out the School Ties FaceBook page all week for our Auction for Education! We will be having lots of sweet items up for bid to raise money for children who would love an education. Would you like to be part of the solution? Give the gift of school supplies to a child who would otherwise be unable to attend school! See you there!