Mandalas for School Adjustment Counselors

In collaboration with The Beautiful Stuff Project, Connection Lab worked with school adjustment counselors in a local elementary school to help them integrate mandalas into their clinical practice with students and to prepare them to create a collaborative mandala...

Access Day at the DeCordova Museum

On a warm day in the summer of 2018 Connection Lab and The Beautiful Stuff Project led an activity at the DeCordova museum and sculpture park as part of Access Day.  The day was designed to invite people with physical and developmental disabilities to enjoy the museum...

Mosaic for mental health

To celebrate mental health awareness month, the Newton Health Department organized an evening event at the local library. The centerpiece activity was a mosaic project facilitated by Connection Lab.  Together, community members of all ages created a mosaic of a tree...

Collaborative Original Storywalk

The Kindergarteners and second graders at the Argenziano school collaboratively authored and illustrated a fantastic and far-fetched story about two girls who find themselves in a house full of vampires.  With each class doing one step in the creation of the story and...

Alphabet quilt mosaic

The Capuano school houses 24 classrooms of pre-K and kindergarteners, all of whom are learning their letters, thinking about sounds, and learning to be good stewards of the world’s resources. Through this alphabet project each classroom made a letter out of...