Tag: Summer

Marshmallows

Roasted marshmallow by Fran W. Marshmallows were once made from the root of the marshmallow plant and were used to help sore throats! Activity: S’mores…with a twist Choose your favorites… Cookie – graham cracker cookies, Nilla Wafers type cookies, chocolate chip cookies, or another cookie of your choice Marshmallows […]

Celebrate Summer!

Summer items by Fran W. The warm weather is here! It’s a great time to plan a summer celebration!  Who will you invite? Whether you’re inviting everyone you know, or keeping it a family-only event, invitations help to set the stage for fun and give everyone something to look […]

Bats

Big-eared townsend-fledermaus from blm.gov Did you know… The saying, “blind as a bat” is very misleading because none of the over 1200 species of bats are blind! Activity: Sound GamesTo do today’s activities you will need:A timer that beeps for a little while after going off and a blind foldGame 1: Where […]

Blueberries

July is National Blueberry Month!Celebrate by making a homemade blueberry toppingYou’ll need:1c blueberries (fresh or frozen)2-3 T raw sugar or honey1/4c water1 tsp buttersalt to tasteblendersmall potWhat to do: Place blueberries, sugar, water, and salt in a blender and puree until smooth – about 1 minute. Pour mixture into a small pot and […]

Ice Cream

Ice creamPhoto from Wikipedia Did you know….People have been enjoying frozen treats since the 4th century B.C.Ice cream, the dairy-based treat that we know today, was brought to America some time in the 18th century.Activity: Make a frozen treat in a bagYou will need:1/2 c Milk 1 T Sugar […]