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INVOLVING CHILDREN IN COMMUNITY PROJECTS: Halloween Cards for Children’s Hospital

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MAKING HALLOWEEN CARDS FOR CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL:

This October I came across a request for cards for Children’s Hospital, so I had the kids make some. Even our 18 month old was able to help on this one.

Skills Worked on with this Project:
-Learned about hospitals and community helpers
-Talked about how we would feel if we couldn’t go somewhere for Halloween
-Fine Motor
-Creativity
-Imagination
-Discussed our Halloween traditions

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INVOLVING CHILDREN IN COMMUNITY PROJECTS-Making Food for Volunteers

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MAKING FOOD FOR VOLUNTEERS

This September, our town experienced a flood threat. A few days before the flood happened, the town joined together to protect the town by relocating residents, putting up Hesco barriers and sandbagging. This month for our Community Project, the children formed an assembly line and made sandwiches to take to volunteers at the sandbagging sites.

Skills Worked on with this Project:
-Learned about helping others in need
-Talked about our community
-Discussed weather and natural disasters
-Learned about assembly lines
-Used teamwork to make the sandwiches
-Fine motor skills were used in making/packaging the sandwiches