From Trash to Treasure
A Creative Educational Workshop – includes a number of meetings
a)-a meeting with the school or community team to decide on the statue or object to be built
b)-an educational activity with the students which includes an explanatory film, descriptive pictures and clean-up of the school grounds
c)-art activity building clay models of the statue or object
d)-building of the statue or object from old tires, dry waste products and covering with cement
e)-painting the statue and concluding ceremony -this can be integrated with a gardening activity or upgrading of public grounds which allows for a larger number of possible participants to be a part of the process.
This workshop teaches, among many things, care, community service, creativity, team work and leaves behind a statue which is colorful, useful, strong and beautiful