June 13, 2020

Worcester, MA

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Active Play

Catch with a Catch

Play a game of catch, but with a catch. Have each player toss a ball, bean bag or crumpled up newspaper into the air and try to catch it, But, before you catch it you have to do an action like touch your nose and high-five another player. You can start out simple with touch your nose or clap your...

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

Paper Plate Sun

Make a Paper Plate Sun! Put a nickel on the table, give your child a piece of yellow construction paper, and show them how to tear the paper into small pieces, to match the size of the nickel. After they have torn several pieces of paper, have them glue the pieces to the paper plate to cover the...

Music & Dance Play

Snowflake Movement Game

Move around like a snowflake! All you need for this activity is some music and a little cloth or something your child can dance with. Give your child the cloth and turn on some music. Try something from Frozen to keep with the theme! Let your child move around the floor acting like a falling...

Reading Play

Alphabet Tag

Play Alphabet Tag! With a group of 3 or more kids, choose one to be "it." Like regular tag, "it" tries to tag the other players. If a child is about to be tagged, they can avoid it by shouting out a safe word. The first safe word is any word that starts with the letter A, the next with B and it...

STEM Play

Fireworks in a Bottle

Have a fireworks show right in your own kitchen! You will need a water or soda bottle of any size, a funnel, some vegetable oil, water, food coloring and Alka-Seltzer tablets. Start by placing the bottle on a table with a paper towel underneath, in case anything spills. Fill the bottle about 1/3 of...