PLAYful Idea of the Day #64

August 20, 2019 Grab pillows, blankets, and stuffed animals and “sleep out” in the living room as a family! You can even play flashlight tag. It’s our 2nd to last PLAYground Tuesday today. Join us at VFW Park on Asnuntuck Street from 12:30-2:30. New experiences in familiar settings can help …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #63

August 19, 2019 Materials are in your PLAYcation Kit Balloon Rocket Instructions Consider helping your kids build a balloon rocket launcher today. If you have a PLAYcation Kit, you may still have fishing line, balloons and straws. See how high the kids’ rockets can fly. Follow the link for directions …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #62

August 18, 2019 We’ve suggested a lot of crafty ideas so far this summer, but is there something your kids would like to do that we’ve missed? Today’s the day! We’d love to see pictures of whatever they’ve accomplished and I’m sure your pictures will inspire their peers. This is …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #61

August 17, 2019 Materials are in your PLAYcation Kit Marshmallow Constellation Instructions Constellations shapes and names Constellations have fascinated people for millennia. Today, have the kids make replicas of constellations or create their own. If you have a PLAYcation Kits, there are packing peanuts and toothpicks in there to use. …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #60

August 16, 2019 Materials are in your PLAYcation Kit Finger Puppet Instructions Make your own Finger Puppets! If you have a PLAYcation Kit, there are pipe cleaners in it for this very purpose. If you don’t have a kit, consider designing puppets out of paper. Be creative! Will your puppet …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #59

August 15, 2019 Materials are in your PLAYcation Kit Paper Bracelet Instructions Paper Bead Instructions Paper bracelet origami template Bracelets are an accessory worn by men and women through the ages. Today, consider having the kids design and create their own. If you have a PLAYcation Kit, it includes a …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #58

August 14, 2019 Build with Bricks and Take ‘Em Home! Visit the KITE booth at Enfield’s Farmers’ Market on the Town Green from 4:30-6: 30 pm. We’ll be there with a giant bin of LEGO bricks for you to play with and even take your creation home for free! LEGO …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #57

August 13, 2019 Grab some water bottles and set up a game of bowling! What materials can you find to make your bowling ball? Not a fan of bowling? Consider setting up a bocce game or shuffleboard. Join us for PLAYground Tuesday! We’ll be at the Hazardville Playground on Hazard …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #56

August 12, 2019 Join us for a fun family evening painting rocks for our garden and yours! We’ll be painting at the Stowe Early Learning Center from 6:00-7: 00 pm. You will need to reserve free tickets for this event. See EnfieldKITE.org for details, or register online EPO Rock Paint …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #55

August 11, 2019 Materials are in your PLAYcation Kit Neighborhood Bingo Explore your neighborhood. Maybe head in a different direction than normal! What can you find that you have never noticed before? If you have a PLAYcation Kit, there is a Neighborhood Bingo chart in it. Or you can follow …