FREE Heifer Hour Summer Activities
by Erica Sweeney
All summer, Heifer Village will host “Heifer Hour” on Tuesdays and Saturdays for kids and their parents. The event, geared toward grades K-5, feature crafts, games, children’s books, outdoor activities and more to teach kids about caring for the Earth and others. All materials will be provided by Heifer.
Heifer Hour is at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays until August 31. All activities are FREE.
June Heifer Hours
Saturday, June 1: International Children’s Day – Read I like Me and create a self portrait
Tuesday, June 4: World Environment Day – Read Adventures of a Plastic Bottle and play the recycling game
Saturday, June 8: World Ocean Day – Read A Cool Drink of Water and do water testing in the wetlands
Tuesday, June 11 – Read Woolbur and create sheep crafts
Saturday, June 15: Father’s Day Weekend – Read Papa do you love me? and decorate picture frames
Tuesday, June 18 – Read Diary of a Worm and play what do worms eat
Saturday, June 22 – Read In the Trees, Honeybees and make bee mobiles
Tuesday, June 25 – Read Our Tree Named Steve and make leaf rubbings
Saturday, June 29 – Read Click, Clack, Moo, Moo: Cows that Type and make cow puppets
All books listed are available for purchase.
The Cabot School District will be offering a free SAFE (Safe Activities for Everyone) physical activity program for children and adults. District physical education teachers will open the gymnasiums at Central Elementary and Ward Central Elementary on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 10 am until 11 am.
Children will be lead through physical activities and will learn about injury prevention and safe outdoor play. Adults will be able to check out pedometers and walk/run around the campus. Pedometers will help adults track distance completed. The program will begin June 10th and end July 18th (No physical activity class on July 4th). This opportunity is open to the community as part of the Summer Feeding Program.