In the middle of all this bustling prep for the Fairy House Festival, we are so grateful to have this Thursday mark the first meeting of the Mighty Acorns for the 2016-2017 season.
We hope to see familiar faces from last year, as well as some newbies! Mighty Acorns (for ages 3-5 + a caregiver) meets every third Thursday of the month through June from 10am-11:30am. Please note there is no meeting in December; that month is packed as it is!
Each Mighty Acorns session digs into a different topic related to the natural world. This year, our budding naturalists will be led by our new Environmental Educator Leah Kotak. Each meeting we'll pick up some new knowledge before heading outside to make our own discoveries. Often we are able to find time for something crafty as well connected to our focus for the day.
This week we'll be taking advantage of Grafton's building fairy energy! That's right; with this year's Fairy House Festival only 10 days away, there's plenty of early magic to share. Our Mighty Acorns session will be devoted to building impromptu fairy house structures. This is a fantastic opportunity for families planning to attend the real deal on September 24th and 25th! We'll learn about natural materials and discuss what we think our woodland friends may seek out in a fairy haven before heading outdoors. As always, open free play in nature is at the heart of this program; creativity comes naturally!
Our Mighty Acorns always bring their special perspective to every activity; and during a busy week like this is bound to be, it's a wonderful reminder of what truly makes our Fairy House Festival Weekend special. And it reminds us to slow down and to savor. Thanks kids!
See you Thursday! Drop-ins welcome, as our participants who reserve their spot in advance!