Posts by Superkids Foundation

Today We Celebrate Teachers!

This Teachers’ Day we wanted to celebrate the amazing influence that teachers have had on our lives and the amazing impact they will have on the children of tomorrow. Several of our staff, children and board members provided a little insight into who their favorite teachers were or why teaching is so important to them.…

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Kid Teachers Speak on the Radio & TV

As a part of our ‘Kid Teachers’ training, we lead a leadership week which involved numerous activities that aimed to help develop confidence and encourage qualities such as honesty, dedication and empathy in the children. One of the activities that was particularly popular with the kids was Equipo Prensa (Press Team). Ten children had the…

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Superkids Take a Super-Trip

Recently the Superkids took a trip to visit an indigenous tribe located in Punta Pora – a small community  located about 2 hours away from Coronel Oviedo in the department of Caaguazú. This was a big trip for the Superkids; for some of them, it was their first time riding a bus! Despite having indigenous…

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Seeing Double Impact with our ‘Kid Teacher’ Program

“There is always a before and after in your life” said 11-year old Iara (pronouned Yara). For her that point of change was getting involved with the Superkids Foundation. Before Superkids she had several behavioural issues in school, always talking back to her teachers and disinterest towards learning or being involved in any activities. But…

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Life Lessons: How to Deal With Big Feelings

Many of the children we work with have a hard time understanding their feelings in the face of some difficult family situations. Children tend to model behavior learned from their parents. But, what happens if their parents don’t provide the best model, or never properly learned to process their emotions themselves? Several children who participate…

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Music to Our Ears

Because with songs, laughter and games, kids learn better. We have now given a concert series to 2400 kids! Superkids recently completely their first concert tour in schools: Zulma Yolanda, Fray Teodoro, Costa Alegre, Nuestra Señora, Primero de Marzo, Brasilia and Juan Angel Benitez! Kids heard totally original songs for the first time and we…

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Kickin’ Things Off!

Well, Super-Supporters, we are off to a great start for the 2018 school year! Since arriving in Coronel Oviedo, Estee (our Super-Founder, the brains and brawn behind this whole operation) has kicked things off in a big way. This has included: Interviewing and Hiring Super-Teachers – The application process was rigorous and included teaching spontaneous…

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