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EcoKids Annual Art Expo

Thank you so much to all the parents and family who took part in our Annual Art Expo and Auction!

Even though the lights went out in the afternoon and only came on as I was reading the winning bids… the event was a staggering success.

The 80 odd candles lit made for a very dreamy and romantic mood, the drinks were cold and the music was on so all in all… it worked out beautifully.

The Teachers took great care in displaying the children’s art and I am sure you all agree that the work was as beautifully showcased as it was beautiful in itself.

The art studio Insect and Bee theme was really spectacular and I was amazed with how the space was transformed in a short afternoon.

Every classroom was decorated with such ingenuity and care. Thank you to all my amazing staff!

We were proud to host representatives of our two recycling companies. Collect-a-Can and EnviroServ. For those of you who recycle, well done! As a preschool we collect more than many of the large private schools in Gauteng!

The EnviroServ Raffle was a huge HIT! Well done to Wayne Gemmel and family for winning the stacking recycling station! Candice from EnviroServ was astounded by the generosity and incredible participation shown. Her raffle sheets were 99% full!!

All the wonderful SA Pride Hats were on display and once again the parents can be proud of their efforts! There were some amazingly original and authentically South African hats created! I had made a slide show of the parade day photos to display on the night but with no power it never got viewed, so enjoy the pictures I have loaded on the blog.

To everyone who bid on the wonderful works of art by the EcoKids staff. Thank you for your enthusiasm. It was great to watch some of you going back time and time again to check the bid sheets and make sure no one had out bid you!

To our Winning Bidders! Thank you for your support and your money will be well spent on our Interactive Classroom installation and iPad Bank.

Item Winning Bidder   Created By
Crochet Plastic Mat Sharon and Jim Cope Nevah’s Grandparents Loraine
Decoupage set of Children’s Blocks Carine Christie Arryn’s Mom Faith
Floppy Disk Planters with Cacti Nicole Texeira Lisandro’s Mom Portia
Fused Chip Packet Picnic Blanket Anel McDowel Caitlin’s Mom Caroline
Give a hoot don’t Pollute 1 Filipe Dos Santos Fabian’s Dad Anita
Give a hoot don’t Pollute 2 Melanie Kruger Cole and Madison’s Gran Anita
Give a hoot don’t Pollute 3 Anel McDowel Caitlin’s Mom Anita
Ice Cream Stick Sweet Bowls Nicole Texiera Lisandro’s Mom Anita
Inlaid Tin Can Coffee Table Dalene Oroni Luca’s Mom Lazarus
Key holder Greg Meek Nevah’s Dad Demi
Melted crayon canvases Carol Stewart Connor’s Gran Mom Danny
Mosaic CD Dressing Table Maurizio Catalano Gabriella’s Dad Caroline
Mosaic Tin Mirror COLLECT-A-CAN Pat
Spikey Ball Christmas Wreath Maurizio Catalano Gabriella’s Dad Dima
Tall Story Giraffe Mia Swaneveld Romi’s Mom Pearl
Tin Can Dolls Furniture Katie Fitzgerald My Mom xxx Anita
Tin Olive Tree Jenna Stewart Connor’s Mom Anita
Wine bottle shelf Maurizio Catalano Gabriella’s Dad Michelle

SA Hat Parade!

Thank you for showing your SA Pride to the fullest!

We can always count on our EcoKids parents to out do themselves!

The children had a wonderful time and displayed such amazing pride in their creations.



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