Introducing Our New Family Storytelling Guide

Cover photo boys embracing storytelling in the home

Discover how CPI’s Storytelling Manual is spurring requests for home storytelling guides, addressing the needs of displaced children, refugees, and families impacted by trauma.

CPI Talks to Mara Krechevsky About Putting “Theory of Multiple Intelligences” (TMI) Into Play

Mara Krechevsky Harvard School of Education

To Understand and Nurture Human Potential Mara Krechevsky is a Senior Researcher of Harvard’s Project Zero and a member of CPI’s Advisory Board. Project Zero’s mission is to understand and nurture human potential – e.g., learning, thinking, ethics, intelligence, and creativity.  Its research examines the nature of such potentials, the conditions under which they develop, and the practices that […]

CPI Storytelling Program in Kenya Attracts Support from International NGO

girl in kenya drawing during storytelling event

CPI’s Storytelling Partner in Kenya Brings in EU NGO In July, ChildsPlay International (CPI) announced a new Storytelling Partnership aimed at supporting vulnerable children in Kenya. Storytelling Helps Girls Navigate Trauma Gloria Ochola, our esteemed local partner in Kenya, is deeply committed to empowering vulnerable children, women, and girls. She collaborates closely with the Tunaweza Empowerment […]

CPI’s Mask-Making Workshop Sparks Transformation in Haiti

Mask by Rood Paul Laguerre

Unveiling the Artistry: CPI’s Mask-Making Workshop Sparks Transformation in Haiti Last summer, in Haiti, CPI’s mask-making workshop witnessed a participation of over 200 children. Across a span of six weeks, they dedicated their time to studying and honing their crafting skills. As the winter and spring seasons followed, CPI sustained the mask-making education for the […]

CPI Launches New Storytelling Program in Uganda

Storyteller and children in Uganda.

Storytelling for a Brighter Future Uganda New Storytelling Partnership in Uganda CPI’s new Storytelling Program in Northern Uganda, extends support to vulnerable children, including those in refugee settlements, facilitating their healing journey through Storytelling. Storytelling in Uganda is an integral part of the country’s rich cultural heritage. It has been a longstanding tradition passed down […]

CPI Launches New Storytelling Program in Kenya

Girls attending storytelling session in Kenya

Storytelling for a Brighter Future ChildsPlay International (CPI) is thrilled to introduce an exciting new Storytelling Partnership aimed at supporting vulnerable children in Kenya. In the past, CPI has successfully conducted Storytelling workshops in Migori and Mikei, both communities deeply impacted by the effects of HIV/AIDS, which has left many children orphaned. Our efforts have […]

The Human Brain is Hardwired for Song and Dance.

Two girls performing traditional song and dance

Neuroscientists Eric Jarvis and Constantina Theofanopoulo Talk Song and Dance. As part of our Song and Dance Program, CPI Interviewed two neuroscientists whose work demonstrates that our brains are hardwired for song and dance.  Here are some excerpts from that interview, particularly relevant to CPI’s work with children. By Late Childhood, we Develop the Abilities […]

U.S. Surgeon General Issues Advisory On The Effect Of Screens On Kids.

U.S. Surgeon General Issues Advisory On The Effect Of Screens On Kids.

Children’s Development at Risk. On May 23, the U.S. Surgeon General – America’s top doctor – issued an Advisory. He’s expressing concern regarding the effect of too much screen time on the mental health of children and teens.  Children are vulnerable to the impact of big tech! CPI, a champion of play-based learning, is pleased […]

CPI’s Play-based Learning Initiative Featured

Girl in Pakistan participating in CPI activities to help vulnerable children

The April issue of 25A Magazine, featured Childsplay International (CPI) in a story about our play-based learning workshops including storytelling. It cites our recent work in places like Haiti and Pakistan, and our collaboration with great organizations and experts on the ground. 25A also touches on our work to help provide girls education. The story […]

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