Tag Archives: projects

  • Softstar Staff Gets Creative at March 2017 Playday

    Posted on March 23, 2017 by Elf Martin

    It's time again for one of our favorite days of the year at the Softstar workshop: PLAYDAY!
    Once or twice a year, we set aside a day to stop making shoes for a few hours and let our staff work on any creative project of their choosing. The projects don't have... [click title to read more]


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  • Time to Play! Elves Have Fun and Get Creative at Spring 2015 Playday

    Posted on June 18, 2015 by Elf Martin

    If you follow our blog, then you'll know that once or twice a year we have an official playday at the Soft Star workshop. This is a day when we stop working and are encouraged to embark on the creative project of our choice. Soft Star owners Tricia and Larkin... [click title to read more]


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  • Time for the Elves to Play Again! See Our 2014 Winter Playday Projects

    Posted on March 4, 2014 by Elf Martin

    Each year, Soft Star owners Tricia and Larkin set aside a couple days to be designated playdays at our workshop. On a playday, we stop working for several hours and spend time developing the creative projects of our choice. Sometimes our playdays have a theme, other times it's a free-for-all... [click title to read more]


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  • Elves at Play

    Posted on March 5, 2012 by Elf Martin

    “Play is essential to our social skills, adaptability, intelligence, creativity, ability to problem solve, and more. Play is hardwired into our brains—it is the mechanism by which we become resilient, smart, and adaptable people.” —From Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul, by Stuart... [click title to read more]


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