Posts Tagged "education"

When Will We See You Again?

Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

The Cabbage Patch Board of Directors is a diverse group, and each Board member brings a very unique set of talents and connections to our mission. We value their guidance in financial matters, strategic planning, marketing plans and more, and ask any Cabbage Patch Board member why they serve and the answer will be the same: it’s all about the children! We organized a fun night of program volunteering for the Board so they could connect with the children of The Patch, and after the activities in visual arts, performing arts, athletics and education, there was one interaction that was particularly moving. A Board member was saying goodbye after helping a young girl with an art project and when asked “When will we see you again?”

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What’s in a Game?

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Stories from The Patch, Uncategorized | 0 comments

What’s in a game? Most would say fun and entertainment, but at The Cabbage Patch, we look a little deeper and find opportunities to engage children in important lessons. The trick of educating children while they think they are playing is what makes our Educational Opportunities department so successful.

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Let’s Make Reading Fun Again!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Children often get frustrated when they are challenged in difficult subjects, but at The Cabbage Patch, they know that perseverance and patience will be rewarded. The Patch’s reading program was created after it was identified that many of our elementary school members were behind in their reading skills by at least a grade level. Because these students struggled with reading, books were no fun. We wanted to put the excitement and adventure back into reading, and foster a sense of dedication and commitment when it comes to learning.

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Art Imitates Life

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

When is the last time you looked at a favorite piece of art or literature in a new way? The Leadership Development teens were challenged to do just that with a writing exercise that helped them analyze and reinterpret some whimsical poems by creating parodies!

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Lessons from The Cabbage Patch Kitchen

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Cooking is a great skill to learn, right? Who wouldn’t want to impress their friends and family with homemade meals and gifts? At The Cabbage Patch, the kitchen is definitely a great place to learn, but we’re not just talking recipes!

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