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Arno Stern at 96 years old

🎂Bonne Anniversaire cher Arno Stern! Thanks for contributing to a better future on behalf of all kids and adults who participated in #closlieu over the last 70 years! ❤️
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Arno Stern on the first traces of humans

A few weeks ago, Arno Stern invited you to take advantage of the current circumstances to have your children draw. He suggested to do what he himself has been doing for 70 years: offer them a ritual, a framework, a time and an attention on your…
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Keeping To Our Rituals In These Unusual Times

What makes the Painting Play so special and effective is the fact that in itself, it is a ritual. We have all surely felt at some point in our lives how destabilising it is to change a ritual – even the seemingly small ones: the morning coffee,…
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Arno Stern against Coronavirus

A message from Arno Stern: Schools are closed, museums are closed: Parents give their children leaves and a pen and witness the regeneration of their children's spontaneous traces. As long as they do not give them models, outlines to colour…
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The Painting Play starts a new year full of enthusiasm and creativity

Our mission is to help your children thrive in a very uncertain future in which their creativity and enthusiasm will make the difference. Weekly sessions on Wed 17:15, Thu 17:30 and Sat 10:30 from CHF 70/month. Find out more on the tariffs…
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The trace of organic memory – under UNESCO patronage

Hommage to Arno Stern at Sorbonne University under the patronage of French National Commission for UNESCO   Arno Stern has entered the hall of fame of academics who have contributed to understanding the human mind. His lifetime…
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Everything that you don’t know about children’s drawing

Notes & Credits: The original post in Spanish is written by a Spanish mom, teacher and psychologist Aguamarina. The blog offers an alternative – more connected and respectful – take on motherhood, raising children and education,…
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Everybody can play in the Closlieu

"I am Arno Stern, Painting-Play Servant. I am going to tell you what this is. I am also going to tell you a bit about myself, to tell you where I come from. I was born in Kassel, in Germany, in 1924. This is where I spent my early childhood.…
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Euronews Reportage

🎥  Euronews Reportage: "Arno Stern is an education researcher who created this place called “Le Closlieu” in Paris. Here he’s trying to break down what he calls “the school pollution” which he feels is holding children…

Painting Play – what is it?

I would like to invite to read the interview I gave to the Association “Nos enfants, nos étoiles” (http://www.ief-jura.ch/) about the Painting Play. To order your own copy, send an email to colinejeannerat@tranquille.ch: CHF 10.-…