Community Art & Design Literacy Project

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Using art and design to encourage reading, writing and literacy among young learners (Age group: 6-10).


English: RAD (Reading, Art and Design)

Afrikaans: Kolkinder (Kuns, Ontwerp en Letterkunde)


Kolkinder and RAD are extramural arts and craft lessons and classes for disadvantaged children, aged 6-10. The lessons are designed to encourage reading and motivate creative thinking while learners experiment with various art and craft techniques.


The seven elements of art and design form the foundation of the classes. These art basics are incorporated into reading lessons and learners are encouraged to read, discuss, write and use art, design and craft as a creative method of expression and comprehension.


The lesson are designed using the TELF format of lesson plans with  age-appropriate reading material.

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