Summer Camp Fun!!

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The kids have been having a great time at summer camp this year. We have been travelling to the museum, the library, the pool and sometimes just staying at the school for games, crafts and science. Here are some of the pictures from our amazing summer.

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Fun with Flubber!

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Making smores using science

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Mini Masters!

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Craft
Paint a piece of paper with water and then use a dropper to drop coloured water onto the paper.

Activity
Pour milk onto a plate, add drops of food colouring and then add drops of dish soap to watch the colours mix. (Note: it said any kind of dish soap would work but I tried 2 different kinds and didn’t really get the results I had seen on Facebook. It might be trial and error with which kind works the best)

Spray bottles filled with coloured water. Kids seem to love spraying things!!

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Mini Masters

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This week at our mini masters program we had lots of fun making a mess. For our first craft, we made pictures by dipping balloons in paint and dabbing them onto paper. The next activity, we threw plastic eggs filled with paint onto paper and watched them explode! We finished off the hour playing with the parachute and hitting balls around.

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R-tworx: Duct Tape Wallets

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Last week at R-tworx we created our own duct tapes wallets.  It was sticky and surprisingly messy!  We all had a great time.  Have a go at creating your own duct tape wallet or purse… or maybe even shoes and clothes?  Let us know how they turn out!

Cheers!

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Garden Club: Completion of the Pumpkin Patch

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Last year Eco Friendly Sask helped us fund our Garden Beds project.  We were able to complete three of the beds but our pumpkin patch needed to wait until landscaping could be done to the area.

 

Fast forward to June 2014, and the help of Carson’s Energy Services skid steer, we’ve finally finished and planted our garden.

We are attempting a Three Sisters patch with sunflowers in the center, pole beans to grow up the sunflowers and pumpkins all around the outer bed.  We shall see, we shall see!!

Cheers!

Girls Circle Wind Up!

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We had some serious fun last week at the Girls Circle wind-up party thanks to OneChurch.ca and their awesome inflatable boxing ring!!!

This was an interesting activity as I challenged the girls with some conflict resolution role-playing and before they could go and “fight it out” with their partner they had to resolve the role-play conflict using respect, empathy and fairness.  Yay!

Boxing was more fun.  ;)

Thanks again OneChurch.ca!!!

Garden Club: Butterfly Gardening

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The theme of the month at the CFY Garden Club has been butterflies.  We have been busily growing both our butterfly plants and our caterpillars to be ready for the garden.  Here are some photos of our progress!