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 …

October 16 – MAMA Hike @ Elk Meadow

Saturday, October 16 @ 9am – Elk Meadow Stagecoach TrailAdults + nursing babies are welcome to join us. Feel free to invite friends or family.Directions to the exact location are linked on this calendar.Are you coming? Comment below or text Christine so we know who to wait for.

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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