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Passion Projects


Riko is sewing and making bags as part of her Passion Project. She has been researching, reading and following instructions to help her create bags with a tie on them. She is emailing me all the time asking if I can print things out for her. Riko is doing things in her own time (at home) so that she is prepared and organized at school to do what she enjoys doing.


Adam is playing with ideas at the moment. He is going to design and write a book on how to sculpture 3 objects, 3 animals and 3 people. He will show each step on how to make them using clay. Here are some of his designs.

What are you up to in your Passion project?

What can you be doing over the holiday break to keep the energy going?


Comments on: "Passion Projects" (58)

  1. I am going to draw, sketch, paint, build LEGO, and play around with ideas over the mid-term break. I want to show others that art is not only done for leisure and fun, but to get peacefulness, to show feelings, and to get inspired or to inspire. Art is to make you really in touch with your inner-self and let out all your passion. ‘An artist works best with peace and quiet’. I want to also show that art is not only drawing, but also designing, building LEGO, etc..

  2. Those are actually all my sculptures now I am starting a to make a small book witch is the same but is not as nice as the one I’m goingg to make.

    • It’s good to see you on the blog, Adam. Now you just need to work on that punctuation, and you’ll be just fine.
      I really like your clay sculptures; very unique and creative. Sculpting clay is truly what your inner passionate self is screaming for.
      Keep driving on your path to independence and organization in terms of Passion Project. πŸ™‚

    • I like your idea of a first draft.

  3. My passion is a sewing. So I’m going to sewing. And I want to more develop the sewing skills, so in Japan I want to continue the sewing, and I want to make something. And my grandmother know how to use a sewing machine, and my grandmother have a sewing machine. So grandmother teach me how to use a sewing mchine. So I can develop the sewing.

    • Well done, Riko! You have really improved in English. Nice comment, too; you’ve written 6 good sentences! That’s a big BREAKTHROUGH (connection to River of Learning). Keep flying! πŸ™‚

  4. I can keep writing game reviews for different games. I need to ask Mr. Chad how to make the template for the game reviews.

  5. Jai i know your passion is video games but don’t go to happy don’t bring a tv to school because it can: spoil, and also to heavy for you. my passion is also sculpting but i am just fooling around and not really making anything but i have got some plans up my sleeve ( if i have any. ) i am going to make a: soldier, gun, witches, broom sticks an cars. the stop motion video might work or not. the video will be fun to watch and i will need a little helpfrom adam. πŸ™‚

  6. Now I need mr chads trust and I will be honest I have prepared what to do I think I will design skirts shirts and handbags I am forcusing in this. I will get models and I will make the items I ment I am forcusing on a fashion show Mr Chad what I was doing today was an example of what I will do and I will give something to Riko as an exchange. FOR MY FRIENDS IF YOU HAVE FASHION MAGAZINES pls bring them to school I want am making an collection of fashion images and get ideas for my fashion show thanks!

  7. Moraa Siika said:

    Although I am not going to be here on January, I will continue passion projects. My passion is loving and caring for nature. I am creating a calendar and I have started creating a scrapbook. I will play with Ideas. For example, I will work on the theme of my calendar. After I have completed my vision, I will expand and do greater things. Talk is cheap. I need to take action! I don’t want to be a talker, I want to be a walker.

    • Really committed, Moraa.:-) You aren’t going to give up PP just because you are leaving. You will continue your passion till it becomes your daily life. Well done!

      We will all miss you very much and will trust you to keep in touch. We all hope you enjoy and have a great time in Eldoret. We are sorry that one of the best flyers/the best flyer is leaving the school. 😦

  8. Saloni Patel said:

    This mid-term break I am really going to be committed to passion projects. I will gather materials and start making my risky courses. I am also going to design flyers to put around the school so everyone can know about the event.

  9. In passion projects I am collecting photos and information the endangered speicies in Africa. Dring the holidays, to keep the energy going I can arrange to go and talk to the kenya wildlife organization and ask them a few questions that will help me write my book.

  10. samia juma said:

    I am going to work on making flyers and blog posts during the holidays.I am going to do that to advertise my green week.

  11. I am going to continue collecting photos for my photo album. I will also keep updating my website and improving it by looking at other travel websites and changing some things that are not necessary.

    • That’s great, Sarah. πŸ™‚ What’s your website’s name? What kind of pictures are you collecting?

  12. i am working on passion projects and i am playing minecraftn,Disney infinity and much more rite now i am in Copenhagen Denmark next trip to paris France. thank you πŸ˜€

  13. it is very cold and thats what they call warm i can see my on berth i geas it is relatively warm i wonder what cold will be probably winter. anyway thanks for the talk rahul .

  14. I am in India and the whole journey I was singing songs in my head and some out loud and I will keep on continuing passion projects my hole life.
    I am thinking of doing a concert or a small assembly on singing and then I will educate the audience about music.

    • That is good initiative. Good luck on your vision! πŸ™‚

      • Its good to see you are controlling the blog Rahul.

      • Thanks, Nawaf. I like giving my opinions with positive feedback and positive pressure. Jai and I are like the patrols of this blog. πŸ™‚ I’m also bored because there have been no new posts, so I just monitor around this one. I’ve done many comments now in this post (about 13).
        Well, anyway, thanks for the positive pressure. I appreciate it. πŸ™‚

      • That is true Rahul we are going to miss MORAA a lot I wish she comes back and says hello.

        I think you are right about the hole Moraa thing.

      • Thanks Rahul.
        Hey by the word VISION I remember the move named THE SECRET its about LAW OF ATTRACTION and whatever you think that is good it will happen but what you don’t want it to happen it will still happen that’s why it is called law of attraction.

  15. I am at dubai now and i am planning my arcade a football arcade and i am making it now maybe one day everyone will play with my arcade and i am really shout everyone will be surprised

  16. Come on, Mr Chad! Put up a new post, please. πŸ™‚

  17. I am writing and sketching blue prints on what is going to be our own Football/soccer arcade. I also written quite a number of pages on the floodlit football tournament. Right now me and Talal are sorted out I am not sure about Khaleel and Jonathan because they don’t come to the blog and I don’t have there E-mails .

  18. I just enjoying Lamu and its exotic beaches and restaurants

    • Part of your sentence nawaf does’nt make sence there is a word called comonsence

      • Talal, don’t be mad with Nawaf just because of his reply to you. Oh yeah, YOU should use common sense and use punctuation correctly, like how we’ve told you plenty of times. It’s not about being mad and taking revenge by replying badly, it’s about correcting and being honest about your opinion to your friends. 😦 Sorry, but not impressive.

  19. I am going to enjoy when I travel to Thailand on Sunday. I will be staying there for two weeks till January 4th (celebrating Chriistmas, New Year, and my birthdat there!). I will be going to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui, and another place I forgot These Thai names are hard to understand! At least I know hello: ΰΈͺΰΈ§ΰΈ±ΰΈͺΰΈ”ΰΈ΅ in Thai language. sΜ„wαΊ‘sΜ„dΔ« in English letters.

    • Typo. I was typing fast and by mistake I typed ‘Chriistmas’ and ‘birthdat’. You know I meant to type it correctly. Anyway, sorry guys. My mistake. 😦

  20. I can carry my camera with me since, were going to Dubai
    on the 22 of December to take pictures in Dubai Aquarium.

  21. Mow i am in a fricking plane where to many people are texting calling playing video games and i have made
    my own website so where i can plan my passion and when i reach i will be starting to play with ideas how to make my arcade wherver you people are i hope you are nice trip good luck

  22. Talal the same question as Rahul 😎

  23. Pranay Hira said:

    Uh oh! I totally forgot about this post! I am on it right away.

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