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Summer Fun Activities #2

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July 06, 2020
by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education

Some of the best parenting advice I ever received was: “When it rains, play in the rain.” There are ways of making the best out of any situation, this one included. We have a unique opportunity here: We can make the COVID-19 crisis into a moment that will live vividly in our kids’ memories, so that in other times of uncertainty they’ll recall fondly how their family pulled together and made the best of things, and they’ll be able to do the same.

  1. Learn some yoga poses https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X655B4ISakg
  2. Meditate with help from Headspace for kids (free trial)
    1. https://www.headspace.com/meditation/kids
  3. Play balloon volleyballred-balloon
  4. Look at old photos and share their memories
  5. Write old-fashioned letters and postcards postcard
  6. Make gratitude lists
  7. Play charades
  8. Invent a card game
  9. Learn a few magic tricks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ6D3LwjZ1s
  10. Set up a bowling lane with stuff from around the house bowling-pins-ball
  11. Mark out a hopscotch field with masking or duct tape
  12. Speak only in Pig Latin
  13. Thumb wrestle handshake
  14. Play MASH https://lifehacker.com/how-to-play-mash-1809951633
  15. Play Hangman
  16. Plan a family vacation vacation
  17. Learn about nautical flags and how to communicate with them nautical-flags
  18. Learn the parts of a sailboat
  19. Play dress up
  20. Teach your kids how to play blackjack (it helps w/ math skills after all) black-jack-pair
  • Sturgeon Bay Blessing Boxes – there are little blessing boxes around Sturgeon Bay that have non-perishable food items and personal care items available for free. Just walk up and take what you need. Here is a map of blessing box locations. Sturgeon Bay Blessing Boxes
  • Affordable Preventative Vet Pop Up Clinic – For dogs and cats — Microchipping, vaccinations, testing & deworming, heartworm prevention, flea & tick medications are available at Tractor Supply in Sturgeon Bay through PetVet at very reasonable pricing. see full details on the PetVet website.

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The Partnership is open to any Door County Community member. You are especially encouraged to attend our quarterly Partnership meetings to hear what the Partnership has been working on.