The 2nd Annual Global Cardboard Challenge is a free event that celebrates the power of kid creativity, storytelling, community, and play. Kids around the world to design and build their own creations using cardboard, recycled materials and their imagination. All cardboard and necessary supplies will be provided. See the awesome video of Caine’s Arcade which sparked a creativity movement, the Imagination Foundation, & the Cardboard Challenge at http://nbcnews.to/1bwQjxK (NBC News) or http://www.imagination.is/cardboard_challenge
Saturday October 5, 2013 Time: 10-4PM
Manhattan: Children’s Museum of Manhattan. 212 West 83rd Street (near Broadway), NY, NY 10024. At CMOM, the event is free with admission ($11 per person). See www.cmom.org for more details, artwork from the artist Red Grooms will also be present.
Staten Island: Los Niños Services,4024 Amboy Road (and Nelson), Staten Island, NY 10308 (Call 718-984-9022 for more info)
Valhalla/Westchester: Los Niños Services, 503 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595 (near Sprain Parkway) (Call 914-593-0593 for more info)
On June 15, 2013 the CEO of Los Niños Services, Scott Mesh, organized a KID ENTREPRENEUR DAY to teach children about entrepreneurship. This event was hosted by EO NYC (the Entrepreneurs Organization NYC Chapter) which has 8000 members worldwide and is a premier organization for entrepreneurs. See this write up from Steve Mariotti, founder of NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) and read about the kid entrepreneurs who attended.