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April 2014 Lego Club Creations

April is Spring, and since it is National Garden Month, National Kite Month, and includes Arbor Day and Earth Day, this month’s mini kit creations were about nature and the outdoors. The kids built some incredible mini build creations! April…

Book Club Girls Selection for April 2014

  Our April 2014 book will be “Misty of Chincoteague” by Marguerite Henry. Based on a real horse named Misty, this Newbery Award winner is a wonderful book for anyone who loves a well-written story, especially one about horses! In…

Exploring Deaf Culture

The Deaf Cultural Center in Olathe is a hidden gem of a museum. Deaf culture is a vibrant, interesting and diverse culture, and the DCC showcases it wonderfully. We enjoyed the art workshop, the engaging storyteller and had a great…

March 2014 Lego Club Creations

March is an exciting month, with St. Patrick’s Day, World Book Day, Art & Craft Month, Dr. Seuss Birthday, Pi Day, and of course the start of Spring. So, for their mini-kit builds, the kids were asked to build based…

Anansi the Spider at Paul Mesner Puppets

Story telling is an important part of Black History Month, and some of the funniest stories surround Anansi the Spider. Paul Mesner Puppets has turned four Anansi stories into a rollicking play fun for the whole family. The play weaves…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

The Valentines Party was a great success, and everyone had a fun time. The kids traded valentines and enjoyed playing games. Thanks to everyone for bringing the yummy treats. Congratulations to G and A for winning the Sweet Tart Heart…

February 2014 Lego Club Creations

After exploring engineering and inventions last month, February’s Lego Club was dedicated to exploring Legos as an art medium. For our mini builds, we had a February theme, including Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, Chinese New Year, Groundhog Day, and Black…

January 2014 Lego Club Creations

Inventing and Engineering was the theme of our January 2014 Lego Club, and the kids showed their skills in their creations. For our mini builds, we celebrated both Lego’s birthday and National Candy Month. Kids were encouraged to build something…