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Non-profit organizations in the capital invite children and adolescents to participate in creative and educational activities without leaving their homes.

World Children’s Day is celebrated on November 20. In the capital, more than 1,500 socially oriented non-profit organizations work with children. They are engaged in patriotic education, conduct creative and sports activities, help children with disabilities and those who find themselves in difficult life situations. Now schoolchildren can take part in a drawing competition online, discover a new star or learn to cook.

Create a school community

Pupils who want to participate in the life of the school can join the competition-game “School of the Rybakov-Fund”. All that is needed is registerand complete tasks of the chat bot. To participate, you will need a team of at least four people from different groups: student, teacher, graduate and administration representative. The team may also include an entrepreneur and a parent. You can also participate individually.

By completing assignments, students will gather a team of like-minded people to create a community in their school that will help create a comfortable environment for the development of employees and students. Participants in the game will be able to win the Grand Prix in the amount of one million rubles for the development of their own ideas, receive grants of 50 thousand rubles each and other useful prizes.

“We have radically changed the competition, which we have been running for five years, and we are proposing a completely new concept. First, we have abandoned traditional applications and developed a gamification system. Participants will complete real-time practical exercises that will help form a community. Secondly, the competition is open to literally everyone: for teachers and schoolchildren, for graduates, entrepreneurs, parents, NGO employees, and local residents. Our challenges will become the common cause that will unite them around the school and give them the opportunity to positively influence both the development of the school and the future of the whole society, ”said Ekaterina Rybakova, co-founder and president of the foundation.

The competition will run until December 25. Every month new challenges await the participants with their own tasks: “Gathering a team”, “Forming a school community”, “Raising money for development”. You can join the competition at any stage – each of them includes prizes and participant certificates.

Draw the Victory tree

Schoolchildren from seven to 17 years old can take part in the all-Russian competition “Draw a Victory tree”. Until November 25, children can send their drawings dedicated to how children and adults prepared for the 1945 meeting: how they decorated the Christmas tree, made Christmas tree decorations, and drew postcards to the front.

Images should convey the atmosphere of that time: you can come up with your own story or recreate stories of great-grandmothers and great-grandfathers, as well as photographs from family archives, on a piece of paper. You can learn more about the competition on the site Museum of Victory.

“The upbringing of patriotism begins with the family, and the New Year is the most beloved family holiday. During the war years, despite the bombing, hunger and cold, people met the New Year with hope, believed that victory would be ours. And I am sure that participation in the competition will be interesting for both children and adults – together we will remember one of the most important dates – the meeting of the victorious 1945! ” – says the president of the fund “Hurry to do good!” Oksana Fedorova.

Open a new star

Education Support Foundation “Noosphere” has re-launched a digital educational course in astronomy “Opening in a week”… For 10 lessons, students of the fifth to eighth grades will learn the most modern methods of analysis and digital space exploration, will receive remote support from astronomers, as well as online access to a telescope in Australia.

Schoolchildren will have the opportunity to independently discover a variable star unknown to the world. The brightness of such stars changes over time. Anyone who makes a discovery will be able to register it in the International Variable Star Catalog. Over the 10 years of the “Discovery in a Week” project, the young participants have made more than 150 astronomical discoveries. Participation in the project is free. A school representative can apply for this link.

Casting for a musical project

The Foundation for the Development and Support of Talented Youth “Creative Initiative” invites aspiring young artists to participate in the interactive project “Muzzavod”.

To take part in the casting, you need to subscribe to the official project community on the social network “In contact with”… You also need to fill out an application, indicating the last name, first name, year of birth, city and country, as well as a telephone number for communication. You need to attach audio recordings with the participant’s music to the application. You can do it link.

After a preliminary selection of participants who have confirmed their talent, they will be invited to record a video of the performance. Every week the footage is posted on project pagewhere users can vote for their favorite artists. The three contestants with the most votes will have a chance to make the finalists list and take part in the recording at the end of the season.

Learn to cook healthy and tasty

Until December 20, children with disabilities can take part in the Healthy Yummy Food Festival, prepared by the Dream League.

“The purpose of our festival is not only to tell children about delicious, healthy and varied food, but also to involve them in its preparation. For children with disabilities, the development of fine motor skills is especially important, which is perfectly realized in the kitchen, because all products are different not only in taste and smell, but also in touch, ”says Natalya Belogolovtseva, Director of the League of Dreams.

Festival participants can, together with their parents, prepare their own versions of a healthy and tasty dish and send a recipe, filling out the form… In the application, you must indicate a brief instruction on how to prepare the dish, its ingredients, as well as attach a photo taken at the cooking stage and a picture of the finished meal. The works of all participants will be published on the site Dream leagues… The first 50 participants will receive three lessons each. The authors of the most useful and unusual recipes will later be filmed for the video blog of the Dream League program on YouTube.

Follow the news and announcements of interesting events in the charitable sphere on the portal “Soulful Moscow”.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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