Hello friends! We hope you had a great weekend! We have some fun ideas for you:
Get those bodies moving! We love Cosmic Kid´s Yoga videos, as they encourage the imagination and movement! This one is called Outside in the Woods!
Do you have school age children in your family?
The Powell River Public Library invites kids to join the 2020 Mission Remote BC Summer Reading Club: Explore Our Universe! This year, it is as a FREE pick-up-and-go package jam packed with seven weeks of out-of-this-world fun designed to engage school-aged children, ages 5-14, with libraries, reading, and STEAM activities throughout the summer! Click here to register and for more info. Registration closes June 12th.
Are there fans of Sesame Street at your house? Why not make some simple Sesame Street puppets? You can find instructions here.
Here are some ideas on managing children´s behavior during and following quarantine. Have a lovely week!
Hello everyone! We hope you are enjoying the long weekend. We have a few fun ideas for you this week!
Studio 305, a Miami-based exercise studio is posting free Dance Party Cardio classes! On Wednesdays at 9am, you can tune into their YouTube Channel for a Disney themed 30-minute class. Here is the link to last week´s class. Here is the link for Wednesday, May 20th. It is fun for parents and kids - get moving!
Check out London´s The Little A Theatre YouTube Channel. We especially loved the puppet show ¨I Want My Hat Back!¨, based on the story by Jon Klassen.
Are you looking for a good reason to get out in your yard? The Powell River Public Library is hosting a Backyard Photo Competition, the deadline is June 5th. Find the details here.
For the caregivers: five questions to ask yourself this week! Have a great one!
Hello! We hope you had a lovely weekend! Here are some ideas for this week:
Could you use some new music on rotation at your house? Try this list by the CBC.
Do you have an empty shoe box around? Why not make a puppet theatre, as seen on the blog Almost Makes Perfect? See full instructions here. And, you will also find a link to the printable puppets.
Are you looking for a new healthy snack idea? How about ´ants on a log´? We learned to make them last Monday, with Strongstart at Home.
We cannot wait to welcome you back on the ORCA bus, in the future! Have a great week, friends!
Hello friends! We hope you are having a good start to the week! Here our some ideas to keep you busy:
Have you heard of Growing Chefs? They do fantastic work in Victoria and Vancouver, by having chefs go into classrooms and help students learn more about growing, cooking, and eating healthy food! With the current situation, they have switched to online learning, here are the first three lessons:
Do you have toilet paper rolls headed for the recycle? How about turning then into some toilet roll crafts? See some fantastic ideas here. Image from Alisa Burke.
Check out the Dance Parent 101 youTube channel for some motivation to get the whole family moving!
Discover ´little listeners´ stories read on Audible here.
Have a good week everyone!
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