National Kale Day

Recently in after school we have focused on keeping ourselves healthy, both physically and emotionally.  We spend a few minutes every day either doing a calm stretching and yoga activity, or doing a high energy workout activity.  We also eat lots of healthy snacks like baked potatoes and kale salad.  On National Kale day we make a HUGE kale salad to celebrate.  Our salad included carrots, apples, turnips and zucchini.  We also had a great discussion about things that help us feel better when we feel lousy – our poster had over 50 ideas suggested by students!

Fun Stuff

After school Camera - Spring and Summer Camp 507 How tall can you build something with 10 marshmallows and 10 toothpicks?

After school Camera - Spring and Summer Camp 447 Fairy houses are everywhere…

After school Camera - Spring and Summer Camp 524 Mud pies. Never gets old.

After school Camera - Spring and Summer Camp 530 Slip n slide through a waterfall.

After school Camera - Spring and Summer Camp 533 How many balloons can you stuff into an over-sized shirt on a kid in less than a minute?

Shaving cream is so much fun

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Summer Camp Photos

After school Camera - Spring and Summer Camp 521 The first week, our service project dealt with erosion and native plants.  We rebuilt the check-dams on the playground that slow rainwater runoff and added plants.  The kids worked hard to dig out the soil that had filled the check-dams and transplant yarrow from the pollinator garden.

After school Camera - Spring and Summer Camp 534 We also did a service project focused on animals.  We invited Brother Wolf to come visit and they brought a puppy!  We also baked dog treats and made cat toys to send back with the Brother Wolf volunteers, and Anthony brought in blankets and water bowls to donate.  Thanks Anthony!

The last week we visited the fire department, police office and library with thank you cards for those people who serve our community.  We also had the fire truck come to FDNSC and show us their fancy heat-sensing cameras as well as all the doors and gadgets on the fire truck.

Tea Time

Tea Time

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