Thursday, May 28, 2009

Custom Made Kites

Creating new kites has been a wonderful endeavor for the toy project, yet also rewarding has been taking orders from outside institutions to make custom kites as well. Business development, quality control, and the pressure of delivering a new product with little flexibility has been quite a gratifying experience.

Friday, May 22, 2009

King's Academy Partnership

In the spirit of diverse community involvement, the toy project recently partnered with King’s Academy in holding an open day for kite flying and other fun diversions. Great fun was had by all, yet just as importantly participants gained great experience organizing and managing outreach on their own.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Support Through Soft Landings

Life is not easy for adolescents. This is often especially true in the Middle East. In turn, the toy project has experimented liberally with comfort and support, under the hope that such reduced stress would reward creativity and expression. And for the most part, this has been pleasantly observed as participants come up with more and more interesting creations as they become more comfortable with their surroundings.