Our newsletter for June 8, 2020 included three free activities, a Home Scavenger Hunt, the Tie-Dye Suncatcher (below), and the Textured Rainbow Painting (click here).
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Home Scavenger Hunt (printable)
Click here to print out this at-home scavenger hunt and begin searching! Write what you find on the lines provided.
Sunny summer days call for new works of art!
- 1 plastic plate (disposable if possible)
- Elmer’s white glue
- Food coloring (4 colors)
- 1 toothpick
- String or ribbon
1.) Pour wet glue onto the plate. Spread it out to make the shape you want your suncatcher to be.
2.) Put 3 drops of each color of food coloring into the glue.
3.) Use the toothpick to swirl the colors together until you have your perfect tie-dye.
4.) Wait for the glue to completely dry (this could take a day or two). We suggest leaving it near a window-the sun will help it dry faster.
5.) Carefully peel the suncatcher off the plastic plate.
6.) Using a holepunch, punch a hole near the edge of the suncatcher.
7.) Thread the string/ribbon through the hole and tie a knot.
8.) Hang your work of art near a window so it can catch some sun!
Book of the Week
Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry
This beautiful story of a father-daughter relationship highlights the importance of loving the body, skin, and hair that you are born with. It is a wonderful resource when discussing why people look different from one another.
Thank you for making our first month of business so incredible. We cannot wait for you to see what we have created for our future boxes! Be sure to follow along on our journey on Facebook (EngageBox), Instagram (@EngageBoxKids), Twitter (@EngageBoxKids), and our website (engageboxkids.com).
For the love of fun,
Jess & Mal
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