Author: Nathan Walasek

October Theme: Nutrition!

Author: Nathan Walasek October 4, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
New month, new theme! October brings us four weeks on the theme of….NUTRITION! Eating well isn’t boring and with games, activities, and a muffin recipe kids can make, this week’s resources make it fun to learn about nutrition too! My […]

3 Upcycled Clothing Projects!

Author: Nathan Walasek September 27, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
What’s refashion? Taking old clothes and making something new with them! Here are 3 project ideas to get you started. Can you think of any of your own? Adult Clothing Upcycled for Kids Thrifty, fun, and creative, this website shares […]

3 Upcycling Projects Kids Will Enjoy!

Author: Nathan Walasek September 20, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming existing products into new items. This week’s projects use common items you probably have around the house and repurpose them into something new (and creative!). Upcycled Picture Books Have […]

Recycled Build – 3 Cool Ideas!

Author: Nathan Walasek September 13, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Exercise kids creativity, problem solving, and engineering skills with these build ideas – inspired by our September theme of recycled materials! Toilet Paper Roll City Kids and parents will love this fun recycled build project – just imagine the possibilities! […]

Art: Recycled!

Author: Nathan Walasek September 6, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Looking for art inspired by recycling? Here are 3 projects this week to keep kids busy, learning, and engaging in their creativity! Art Savers The youngest hands and minds will create fantastical art with items you probably already have! Wind […]

New Theme for September – Recycling!

Author: Nathan Walasek August 30, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Join us in September for the monthly theme of Recycle and Reuse. We’ll be sharing projects, activities, lessons and educational resources all month long on the topic. Get started right here, right now! Reading Rainbow Recycling Video Refuse, reduce, reuse, […]

Activities with Keweenaw Apples!

Author: Nathan Walasek August 23, 2020 In Blog Comments (1)
Have you noticed apples ripening on a tree in your yard or on the wild apple trees around the Keweenaw? Apple season is almost here – fresh crunchy apples, cider, pie, applesauce….yum! Our August farm and garden theme ends here, […]

Creative Play, Horses and Farm Tours

Author: Nathan Walasek August 16, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
This week it’s dramatic/pretend farm play for kids along with many resources for horse lovers. The farming and gardening theme for August continues! Did you try kitchen scrap gardening from last week’s blog? Or farm songs and fingerplays for the […]

Soil Art Activity + 2 More Themed Resources!

Author: Nathan Walasek August 9, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Can kids make art with soil? Yes! Can kids grow an avocado plant from a pit? Sure can! These resources, plus gardening with kids videos will keep kids busy exploring the August farming and gardening theme this week. Soil Art […]

New Theme for August: Farming and Gardening!

Author: Nathan Walasek August 2, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
New month, new theme. In August we’re digging into the theme of Farming and Gardening. Join along with us – activities and learning for children of all ages, new each week. Farm Songs and Fingerplays Suitable for the youngest of […]