Cassidy, Queen's Square | November 3, 2021
As cooler weather blows in, it's time to start planning for cozy, creative and fun activities for the kids! Check out some of our highlighted series and programs below, and visit our calendar for more.
WEEKLY ONLINE PROGRAMS
All programs use Zoom and registration is required. Register online at ideaexchange.org. Programs run November 8 to December 17.
Enter the land of make believe as we bring story books to life through fun activities, songs, and adventure. Participants can pick up kits in advance at Queen's Square. All Ages.
Make new friends and have fun during this school readiness program. Ages 3 – 5.
Cuddle up with your baby, connect with other families, and enjoy specially selected books. Participants can pick up kits in advance at Queen's Square. Birth – 12 months.
A high energy dance party to get moving and create musical themed crafts. All Ages.
Each week we will highlight one of the concepts of STEAM programming: science, technology, engineering, art, or math with stories, songs, and activities. All Ages.
Explore and practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, fractions, place values, money, time, shapes, and more. Optional kits are available at Queen's Square. Ages 6 – 12.
We'll sing, dance, and share some stories; then, we'll make a craft together. Participants can pick up craft kits in advance at Hespeler. All Ages.
VIRTUAL AFTER SCHOOL EVENTS
These events take place on Zoom and registration is required.
Tuesday, November 16: 4:00pm
Shiver me timbers! Dress up as a buccaneer or swashbuckler for a jolly good time. Ages 7 – 12.
Tuesday, December 7: 4:00pm
Let’s play some word games - find the word hidden in the picture, Boggle, 4 pictures 1 word, and more. Ages 5 – 12.
OLD POST OFFICE ONLINE
Build skills in computational thinking, problem solving, and creativity with staff from the Old Post Office – no experience required. All programs use Zoom and registration is required. Ages 8 – 12.
Wednesdays, November 10 to 24: 6:00pm
Participants learn to code play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display using Scratch 3.0. Working together, they will solve problems and debug code, sharing projects at the end of each workshop.
November 10: Dance Party
November 17: DJ Mixer
November 24: Music Video
Wednesday, December 1: 6:00pm
Create a unique snowflake in 3D using a free in browser software. Design can be printed in the Old Post Office Makerspace