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We’re excited to share some fun updates in our Educational programming!
SCRAP education programs teach the concepts and benefits of creative reuse with goals of sustainable behavior change; combining waste reduction, art and environmental education, and creative wellness.
To help shape our programming for your interests, we present the SCRAP Guides in: STEAM, Creative Wellness, Resourcefulness & Entrepreneurship, Arts & Crafts, Planet & Play. Our programs, lessons, and activities have at least one of these in mind. Read more on each Guide below and with our Education Programs: www.scrapcreativereuse.org/Education-Programs
These programs inspire art and creativity incorporated into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math studies. Develop cross-curricular connections with a focus on Art & Creativity. Build STEAM Literacy and 21st century competencies, Empower Educators to teach STEAM, Empower Students to use engineering processes to develop a project using the creative reuse materials provided.
Examples include adapting our Robot Kits with Engineering in mind, Bug Kits with Science and Ecology, Dioramas with STEM themes, and more!
These programs look at meditative art, therapeutic art practice, and creative wellness, and teach lessons to help relieve stress and anxiety through creative artmaking. There is an inherent healing power of the creative process of art making and self-expression.
Creative behaviors contribute to good mental health, helping people of all ages become more adaptive, resilient, and productive when confronted with life’s stresses.
Examples include self-care and encouragement journals, free-create opportunities, and vision boards with reuse materials.
These programs teach sustainable living tips, techniques, and projects, and inspire young/new maker entrepreneurship skills. Ideas are an entrepreneur’s fuel, Build their strengths as compassionate leaders, Reuse education focused programs including opportunities to educate our community about the concepts of waste reduction, and reuse as a community resource.
Examples include sustainable living classes, DIY workshops, and youth maker and leadership activities.
These programs inspire creative reuse in artmaking, teach a new craft or skill, and think of new ways to add reuse materials into art practices. Activities for our communities to have fun and learn more about creative reuse crafting from our studios, kits, lesson plans, and pop-up events to share projects and craft ideas.
Examples include our SCRAP Volunteer-powered kits, lesson plans, craft workshops, and activities to foster understanding of creative reuse.
These programs inspire creativity and play in the natural world, investigating nature and playing creatively and sustainably in our surrounding environments. When humans have a relationship with the outside world, they care about it. Play allows us to feel free to explore and express ourselves without self-judgment or inhibition, to participate for the sheer joy of the experience, and to think creatively, flexibly, and innovatively.
Examples include nature crafts, outdoor learning opportunities, and ecology-guided lessons.
SCRAP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID 93-1270807.
Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.
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