June 9, 2018

Worcester, MA

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Active Play

Humpty Dumpty Spoon Races

Have Humpty Dumpty Spoon Races! Give each player a spoon and place a plastic egg filled with water (or a small water balloon) on them and see who can make it to the finish without dumping Humpty. Players can hold the spoons in their hand or make it harder and have players hold the spoon in their...

Construction Play

Build with Ice Blocks

Build with Ice Blocks! Mix paint or food coloring with water and pour it into cardboard milk cartons, then put them in the freezer overnight to make colorful ice blocks. You can also make smaller blocks by freezing colored water in plastic food containers or ice cube trays. When they're ready show...

Creative Arts Play

Popsicle Stick Puzzle

Create your own Popsicle Stick Puzzle! Have your child count out seven craft sticks and arrange them next to each other to create a square, taping them together on one side. Invite your child to flip over the craft stick square and draw or paint an image of their choice. Remind them that they're...

Music & Dance Play

Rock 'n Roll Instruments

Make Rock 'n Roll Instruments! Start by collecting rocks of all shapes and sizes. Then assemble! For the Rock Drum place 5 or 6 rocks of various sizes in a coffee can, sealing the top with tape. For the Rock Tambourine place 6 or 7 small rocks between 2 paper plates, tops facing inward. Then,...

Reading Play

Create Your Own Reading Log

Help encourage your little reader by creating a reading log inspired by something they love! Make a chart that includes categories like how long they read for that day or how many books they read. You can set a goal for the day like today, read three books. Once they meet the goal, reward them with...

STEM Play

Sun Prints

Investigate how objects react to light with Sun Prints! Ask your child what they think will happen if they cover part of a piece of paper with an object, and leave it in the sun? Will it stay the same or change? Make guesses and jot them down. Look for objects of different shapes or cut templates...