Ice cube painting

Weather permitting, AfterSchool on Tuesday, May 1st will go outside for ice cube painting! Made with water, food coloring, and a little bit of flour, these ice cubes will start to melt outside, allowing students to paint with them! If the weather doesn’t allow us to be outside, we will…

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Color with a Cop

Tuesday, April 24th, AfterSchool will have a visitor; a Valley police officer will be visiting! Coloring pages and blank paper will abound for creations. Tuesday AfterSchool is offered in partnership with Twin Rivers YMCA and is open to all area elementary school children (under age 8 with supervision). Beginning right…

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Cleaning Pennies

AfterSchool, on Tuesday, April 17th, will be exploring how to clean pennies. Will soap work? What happens with vinegar? Does it matter if we rinse them afterwards? Find out, this week, on another exciting episode of AfterSchool! Tuesday AfterSchool is offered in partnership with Twin Rivers YMCA and is open…

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Poetry Month Celebration

Tuesday, April 10th, the AfterSchool program will celebrate National Poetry Month! While we will revisit blackout poetry, we will also explore new ways to have fun with poetry, including mad-libs, roll-the-dice poetry, and cooperative poetry! Tuesday AfterSchool is offered in partnership with Twin Rivers YMCA and is open to all…

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Look out!

These targets and shooters will be at the library on Tuesday, April 3rd, as a part of our regular after-school program. There will also be more goodies from the Omaha Public Library; Dado Cubes and Squares and Zoob pieces are scheduled to be available. Students will also have their usual…

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Breaking News

On Tuesday, March 20th, students will have the opportunity to create submissions for Ask magazine. Each month, Ask uses a spread of pages to display pictures and letters sent in by kids. This month, they are asking kids to send in submissions of news headlines and pictures. An example they…

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Playaways and Games

On Tuesday, March 13th, students will have the opportunity to explore “Playaway Views” borrowed from the Omaha Public Library. If students have and can bring headphones, it would cut down on the noise, but they are not required. Besides our usual choices, I will also be leading games like “Heads…

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Mini-Golf

AfterSchool students can expect a fun time this coming Tuesday, March 6th, but that’s par for the course. What’s special about this coming week is that we will have mini-golf! Tuesday AfterSchool is offered in partnership with Twin Rivers YMCA and is open to all area elementary school children (under…

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