candy design labs

 
 
 
 
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DEVELOPMENT BENEFITS

Creating unique wearable candy jewelry is highly stimulating to a child’s imagination. The opportunity to explore their likes and dislikes when designing develops skills, and encourages creative choice and self expression. Assembling the each piece assists them in developing their planning and hand dexterity. By promoting children to express their imagination you present the opportunity to give them a small deceleration of self. By prompting children to talk about their creative choice, it aids in their language development as they are encouraged to find new ways to talk about their projects. Acquiring new descriptive and emotive vocabulary is a vital part of their learning to effectively express themselves—a skill that is fundamental in how well they interact with other people. A project that requires some degree of planning, such as making patterns from candy, choosing colors for a bracelet, or deciding how to make necklace, are all fantastic for helping children to develop their cognitive skills.

LOS ANGELES, LA CANDY DESIGN LAB

The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) and 2K Foundations, a charitable organization inspired by the passion of NBA 2K fans in underserved communities, introduce a beautifully refurbished basketball court in Harbor Hills Public Housing courtesy of #2kfoundations & #xbox. HOOPSDREAMS, an initiative with the mission to celebrate creativity through the healing act of jewelry design was on hand with design activities and creative coloring. The whole community was encouraged to attend and experience the refreshing energy and excitment that comes with our program. Thank you NRG for putting on a memorable event!

 

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The Abbot Kinney Festival in Venice, California, spans world-famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard, dubbed the coolest block in America by GQ Magazine. The mile-long street’s eclectic boutiques and artisan eateries infuse the festival with local Venice flavor. Occurring each year on the last Sunday in September, this highly anticipated summertime tradition is 35 years strong.

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PRACTICE MAKES PURPOSE

Over gummy bears and peach rings children design light-hearted fashion accessories where each design overflows with individuality and personal style. The act of self discovery is a private experience, choosing colors and shapes that build final design is public. Each design is a deceleration of self expression.

 
 
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Seville for the People Design Lab with the Los Angeles Central Public Library !

Friday, October 11 at 3pm at the Los Angeles Central Library 630 W Fifth Street, Los Angeles CA 90071