Parent-Child Mother Goose Groups – October 2013

Cuddle, Connect, Communicate – Enjoy an hour of rhymes, songs and stories with your child and meet other families


October 7- December 9 at 6:00-7:00 PM at Aberdeen Elementary 2191 Van Horne, to register please call 250-372-5844 FULL, taking waitlist


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Beaded Name Tags

Do you have an organization with a lot of new kids or have kids at home just learning to spell?

Why not try this fun and creative way of spelling their name that they can then wear with pride. This is my first year as a Sparks leader for my daughter’s unit and we had the girls make these adorable name tags so as a group we can all learn each other’s names. They had such a great time finding the letters to their name and picking out what color and pattern of beads they were going to use. We then strung them onto a piece of pipe cleaner. We made our shape into the shape of a clothes hanger and now each week the girls pin them on. They have such pride in wearing the name tag they made, learning each other’s names and wearing something special with their name instead of just a piece of paper.

My four-year old enjoyed making one as well. He is just learning how to spell his name so it was great practice for him. You can also make up all sorts of words for kids to

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The ABCs of Yoga: Curled up With a Good Book

Title: The ABC’s of Yoga for Kids

Author: Teresa Anne Power

Illustrated by: Kathleen Rietz



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Playing for Playgrounds

How can you make a difference? Here is your chance to find out.

On Saturday, September 21st, come and join us at Lil’ Monkey’s Treehouse for a family night of fun and help build a playground!

Peekaboo Beans children’s clothing has teamed up with a Canadian charity called Playground Builders to help raise funds to build a playground for children in the war-torn area of Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan. This is more than just a playground, this is a space where kids can be kids, community members can feel connected and empowered, new

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