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January 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2019
10/1: Balloons Around the World Day
Celebrate this one-of-a-kind holiday with a special balloon party! Enjoy balloon games and crafts before we turn on our thinking caps and do a short writing workshop. Then we’ll be attaching our finished writing to balloons and setting them loose outside!
11/5: Sign language
A short introductory course to basic American Sign Language. Learn letters, numbers, and some other basic words in this all-ages class.
12/3: Holiday party
Join us for our nondenominational holiday party! Games, crafts, and snacks will all be included. Please bring a small wrapped gift (gently used, or new costing less than $5) for a gift exchange.
1/7: Map reading day
Get ready to explore Illinois! Each student will receive a large road map, and then be guided through a series of activities and vocabulary related to reading and understanding how maps work.
2/4: Valentine’s Day party
Fall in love with Homeschool Happenings at our annual Valentine’s Day party! We’ll make cards for a nursing home and play some themed games, as well as have a Valentine exchange. Please bring 15-20 Valentines (either blank or labeled “to a friend”) for the party.
3/4: Under the sea
Learn about ocean animals and plants as we travel under the sea! Explore the fascinating world beneath the waves from jellyfish to deep sea marvels, through games, books, and crafts.
4/1: Fun with phonics
Using a variety of fun books, games, and videos, we’ll be exploring the world of phonics for beginning and emerging readers. They’ll have so much fun, they’ll hardly know they’re working on reading skills!
5/6: Garden picnic
Join us outside in the garden for an end-of-year picnic. We’ll read stories, do crafts and songs, and plant some seeds of our own. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy together after the activities.