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Toy Stories: Children’s Favorite Toys Around the World

Wednesday 03.13.2013 , Posted by

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If there’s one unifying thing about children around the world it’s this: they love to play. Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti’s latest project “Toy Stories,” captures this aspect of our young people’s lives through their prized possessions, artfully arranged around them in the places where they live. It’s an intimate and revealing look at the worlds diverse cultures as experienced by kids. [Read more…]

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Artists Create 1000 Portraits of a Young Girl

Thursday 02.28.2013 , Posted by

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Many people are thrilled to have someone paint or draw an image of their child… but imagine having 1000 portraits created of your precious little creation! That’s about the gist of this very cool project featuring adorable 3 year-old Adora Levin (aka NyuNyu). Her father, Hanan, had the idea of having artists from around the world create their own interpretation of images he’s posted of Adora, and the results are highly entertaining. The stack of art is piling up… with over 500 artists having already participated. [Read more…]

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Art Through the Ages: One Artist’s Progression

Saturday 02.16.2013 , Posted by

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Sometimes when we see amazing art it’s easy to just think “oh that person must be really gifted” but this progression gives hope that maybe anybody can create beautiful art if they are willing to put in the effort. Marc Allante has been making art since he could pick up a crayon and shared with Reddit an album showcasing a piece of art from almost every year from age 2 to his current 25 years of age. Each year his art grows a little more technical and then diverges into his unique style. It’s really awesome to see this artist’s journey laid out in picture form and would be interesting to see the childhood works from other highly regarded artists too. [Read more…]

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Visual Bits #357 > Keeping Life Playful: Children & Toys

Friday 01.11.2013 , Posted by

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Visual Bits #324> Explore Your Inner Child

Thursday 11.29.2012 , Posted by

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Children’s Photos Inspire Environmental Awareness

Wednesday 11.14.2012 , Posted by

Children see the world differently everyday. Their vision is innocent and true, as they discover and wonder about the world around them. Children’s Eyes on Earth with support from National Geographic Kids UK invited children and teenagers to submit photos that portray challenges to the environment in a way that inspire elders to take action. Some 4000 photos were submitted from 90 countries. Through the judging panel a select few won awards and recognition for the photography submitted. [Read more…]

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Photos of Classrooms with students around the World

Thursday 10.04.2012 , Posted by



All around the world, children are learning.
They are learning all sorts of subjects and preparing for life and work in the world. Some children have access to excellent educational resources and possess all the tools they need for their early learning experiences. There are also students that do not have the access to a good education, and lack consistent teachers and infrastructure in their country’s school system. Education varies all around the world, whether we realize it or not. [Read more…]

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Kids Build Map of Japan Made From 1.8 Million Legos

Wednesday 08.15.2012 , Posted by

Before you write this project off as another example of the multitude of huge Lego projects around the web, consider the unique way this wildly vertical map of Japan was made. In celebration of the block-based building systems 50th year, the company’s Japanese subsidiary sponsored a nation wide building project which saw the participation of over 5000 kids in 6 different regions to create the piece. [Read more…]

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Visual Bits #211> To Be A Kid Again

Thursday 06.14.2012 , Posted by



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The Weight of the Nation

Monday 05.28.2012 , Posted by

It’s no surprise that the United States is facing an alarming obesity problem (no surprise because most people can name the location of every fast food joint in town, but hit a wall when asked about the times and locations of their local farmers markets). It would be too quick and easy to blame individuals for eating too much and exercising too little, mainly because the causes are complex and involve many sometimes complex factors. [Read more…]

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