“I’m Just Not Feeling Creative Today.” Meh. There’s Creative Inspiration Everywhere — If We’re Paying Attention

  • On the murals along the walls in Trench Town, celebrating its strong music culture.
  • In the Edusport games our coach played with the kids — turning traditional Jamaican games into activities that teach literacy, numeracy, teamwork and communication.
  • In the boxing and taekwondo sessions our coaches now lead — revamped to allow for COVID protocols. (How do you teach combat sports in a pandemic? Creatively, of course!)
  • In the materials our psychologist and parent facilitators have created together: parenting BINGO cards that allow parents to play together and learn about positive parenting. And flash cards that use simple pictures and messages to spark conversations between parents and children.
  • As we were leaving, our photographer shared some of the images he’d captured. Brilliant images of moments I had missed, even though I was standing right there.

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