IH – October 27: Potato Day

Yes, it is National Potato Day! And that deserves all kinds of homage. We’re going to bring potato dishes to bake and share, potluck-style, and use raw potatoes to carve hand stamps to decorate wrapping paper – or whatever else you wish! We’ll aim for a starch-heavy noon meal. Games + Activities TableWe will continue …

AR – October 25: Halloween Party!

Time for our Halloween party! Come in costume and bring a themed dish to share. If your family has a favorite decoration idea, craft or party game, please bring it! We are definitely doing the donut-on-a-string activity – because it’s fun! If you’d like to participate, please bring one donut for each family member (or …

Last Week in Pictures

Going forward, I’m going to do one photo dump/week from both groups, like above.

IH – October 20: Hand Sewing + Baking

Time to strengthen our finger muscles. Sewing by hand is a challenge for any age, but it’s also fun to bring a drawn character to life, make a sock puppet, or to make the apples the play kitchen set is missing so the stuffies can enjoy autumn. I have some string and lots of buttons …

AR – October 18: Cupcakes + Masks – Plus an Optional Fishing/Park Excursion!

It’s National Chocolate Cupcake Day! To celebrate, we’ll bake and decorate cupcakes. We’ll use two boxed mixes + I’ll bring some piping bags, some empty, some with homemade frosting. Please bring some icing your kiddos can eat – some of it comes in bags already! – and discuss safe options for decorating without licking communal …

IH – October 13: Yarn + Stick Art, Stone Soup

Mobiles. Gods eyes. Weaving. These are all crafts we can make with the same ingredients. Let’s bring crafting yarn, twine, string, and a few good sticks, and see what we’re inspired to make. Stone SoupLet’s make stone soup together by bringing ingredients and letting the kids chop and direct our lunch. I will bring a …

AR – October 11: Stop-Motion + Squishees

To the movies! This week, we’re going to collaborate to make stop-motion videos. This task will include design + props, story, narration, and whatever else the kids want to add, as well as a “show” at the end with concessions. Your child is welcome to devise a vision that includes other kids or to work …

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