AR – December 6: LEGO Robotics + Sports

Interesting combo, no? You can’t see me, but I am winking. This week we’re exploring LEGO robotics, using Jessica’s kits* – just so we’re not all mixing up our bricks. These STEM kits work by pairing LEGO’s robotics app with a battery-loaded motor. We’ll use the app to code each contraption to move. Kids can …

AR – November 29: Felting + Perlers

We’re supposed to play snow games today, but the weather isn’t feeling it. If snow happens, let’s bring cold-weather gear to play in it. Otherwise… On to Needle Felting! If you have wool roving, wool yarn, fabric and/or “stabbies” to share, please bring them so we have enough for everyone. (Need inspiration? Try here, here, and …

AR – November 15: Performances + Perlers

This week, we’re doing mini performances, 5-minute plays – we’ll use concessions, hair/makeup, a director, music, lights, whatever parts your kids want to play. I thought maybe we could follow a folk tale, like Little Red Riding Hood or a Grimm fairy tale, if everyone wants some guidance. I’m also happy to let them make something …

AR – November 8: Dioramas

Time to build your dream world, shoe-box sized. Please bring the items you’ll need to craft a mini-world of your (or your kid’s) choosing. Bring a few items to share — paper, scissors, glue, tape, and then whatever your fam finds inspiring. We normally use a lot of natural ingredients, like feathers, rocks, shells, and …

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