Summer 2018 as we do it!

Week Five – July 16-20 House Building Camp Two
Another awesome house building week
Sixteen kids created houses for their Poekie this week. They designed, measured, cut and glued until the house of their dreams became a reality.

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Week Four – July 9-13 Poekie Theatre
A Poekie Play week
Five girls spent this week imagining, writing, making and acting. The girls created the story, the set and the Poekies. We rehearsed for days until it was a beautiful play, and everyone became good friends. Again a perfect summer experience! Here is a link to the play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzZI4IpSkpY

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Week Three – July 2-6 Poekie Scenes
Creating your own world
Eight girls spend this week making their own favorite place. Whether and island or a park, and ice-cream shop or party store, everyone envisioned the details in their chosen world and learned to create a 3D version of it with real materials. A perfect summer experience!

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A fun park
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An island resort
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An ice cream and sandwich shop
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First class in an airplane (these Poekies will be on their way to their beach house and private beach, which their mom already made in earlier classes.)

Week Two – June 25-29 Endangered Species
A week of learning and compassion
Only ten children were so fortunate to learn about an endangered animal of their choice. They made the animal, they wrote and decorated books about them, and the last three days we built their habitats. In the process the kids not only acquired great compassion for all the animals, they also successfully overcame a huge learning-curve in manual dexterity and thinking skills, and they all became good friends with each other. A perfect summer experience!

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Arctic fox
Axolotl
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Giant armadillo
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Northern white rhino
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Sumatran tiger
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Hyacinth macaw
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Polar bear
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Saola
Black-footed ferret
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Tree kangaroo
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Arctic habitat
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Amazing makers!

Week One – June 18-22 House Building
We started this summer with a bang. Sixteen girls were in a housebuilding frenzy. They made some super nice houses!

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We have an 18 second video of the downstairs….
https://youtu.be/-29Sxy6HEOQ

Helping the World

We are busy with several things to help the world:

• All fire evacuees are welcome to drop in any time we’re open. No charge!

• As October is the month for Breast Cancer Awareness, we’re using our antique sewing machine to make pillows for women who have breast cancer. Please come sew one, our machine is safe to use for young and old:

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• We continue to make Poekies for the children of a village in Zambia. So far 24 have been made, 12 have been sent:

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