Fun Things to Do This Week

 

 

Create a COVID-19 Time Capsule for your family. Here’s a template to follow:
 
 

Celebrate spring-even on a rainy day– with this beautiful and easy paper tulip craft:  

 

 

 

If you are watching a lot of movies these days, try out this child-friendly recipe for movie theater pretzels: 

For some fun pretzel lore, including the pretzel’s connection to Christianity, check this out: Click Here

 

For families now managing e-learning, check out these great tips from parishioner and home-schooling mom Andrea Keener! You’ll find advice on best practices, additional resources and more! Top 15 Tips for School at Home.pdf.

 

 

 

Church Publishing Inc. (publisher of Episcopal resources) is offering some free books  right now including  Candle Walk by Karin Holsinger Sherman. This beautiful illustrated picture book prepares children for sleep by taking them on a candlelit wander through the woods and inviting them to experience Compline, a centuries-old practice of contemplative evening prayer. Suggested for toddlers through elementary aged children, Candle Walk is a wonderful way to help assure children of the nearness of God. The Order of Compline from the Book of Common Prayer is also included at the back of the book. churchpublishing.org/freeresources

 

 

Parishioner Lowey Sichol, an author and speaker specializing in business, has written a series of books about

different companies and their founders. Right now she is offering online visits with her where you learn the story and hear insights and fun facts. Available so far: The stories of Disney and Nike. These are 25 minutes long and suggested for ages 8-13.  I (Melissa) watched the Disney one and loved it! Access the author visits at: www.loweybundysichol.com

 

 

Check out these “Movement Breaks” from parishioner and dance professional Amanda Blair MacDonald and her daughter Mattie Blair, offering exercises, dances and games for young children: https://bit.ly/2UvsfZB.