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Presented by  Jacquie FisherKC Edventures, LLC     www.kcedventures.com
TM                Our Mission:          To strengthen a child’s passion for learning by encouraging kidsto be creative, cu...
 Experience New Places = New Words Offer Creative Opportunities Encourage Discussions Read, Read, Read Get Outside   ...
   More computer time = less high    achieving readers (Science Daily, 2010)   More books in the home predicts    greate...
Baby Blues comic by Rick Kirkman & Jerry Scott     www.kcedventures.com
Summer Fun ListqFamily dinner before mission trip/ice cream qOut for Ice CreamqVolunteerprojectqRead aloud in hammock qZoo...
 View some Art   Nelson   Kemper   Nerman (JCCC) Take in some Music Create Art Dancer for a Day                    ...
 Take in a Play   Coterie – “Once Upon a Mattress”      (based on the Princess & the Pea)   TYA – “Adventures of Pippi ...
 Evening Under the Stars - Powell Observatory or      UMKC Observatory   Get Outdoors: Evening under the Stars Crown Ce...
 Burr Oak Woods Nature Center   Passport to Adventure Free Fishing Days:   KS – 6/2 & 6/3   Bass Pro Family Camp Nat...
 Missouri Town 1855   Explore old town &   interact Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop   Family Fun Thursdays in   Summer Lanes...
 Family Heritage     Share food, pictures, language, traditions   Share the Past     Toy & Miniature Museum     Visit...
 Upgrade the Chore/Job Chart Teach some Life Skills Plant, Explore, Cook = Eat                       www.kcedventures.com
 Take an Ice Cream Tour Celebrate a Fun Day   Nat’l Dairy Month – Shatto Dairy & Deanna Rose   6/4 - Nat’l Trails Day ...
 Play the License Plate Game in KC Start a Collection Learn a New Game Help Others                        www.kcedvent...
 Parent-Child Book Clubs   Book-to-Movie   Summer reads   Books on tape Let Them Lead Match up interests            ...
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 Find us on Facebook    Insider Tips    Summer surprises    Deals & Savings Connect on Twitter   Fun days, booklists...
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Kansas City Summer Fun for Preschoolers

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Kansas City Summer Fun for Preschoolers

  1. 1. Presented by Jacquie FisherKC Edventures, LLC www.kcedventures.com
  2. 2. TM Our Mission: To strengthen a child’s passion for learning by encouraging kidsto be creative, curious and connected to the world around them. www.kcedventures.com
  3. 3.  Experience New Places = New Words Offer Creative Opportunities Encourage Discussions Read, Read, Read Get Outside www.kcedventures.com
  4. 4.  More computer time = less high achieving readers (Science Daily, 2010) More books in the home predicts greater educational attainment for the kids (Univ. of Nevada, 2011) Creativity scores in US kids (K – 6th) have been decreasing since 1990 (College of William & Mary, 2010) www.kcedventures.com
  5. 5. Baby Blues comic by Rick Kirkman & Jerry Scott www.kcedventures.com
  6. 6. Summer Fun ListqFamily dinner before mission trip/ice cream qOut for Ice CreamqVolunteerprojectqRead aloud in hammock qZoo qLemonade Stand qFun off the pathplaces on way to Colorado qIntroduce old books – Edward Eager, Moffats, MyFather’s Dragon qPicnic at a park qSEA LIFE qShatto dairy q Taber to dovideo work/web coding qMaddy to learn math is fun qMake your own frozentreats qOutdoor games qFirefly night q 4th of July fireworks at JCCC qDinneroutside qDown day – no errands! qVisit Farmstead qKaleidoscope qAntiqueshopping qSummer movies qHiking qDriving practice for Taber qMovie nightwith family qBike to library qGo to a fun pool with slides q www.kcedventures.com
  7. 7.  View some Art  Nelson  Kemper  Nerman (JCCC) Take in some Music Create Art Dancer for a Day www.kcedventures.com
  8. 8.  Take in a Play  Coterie – “Once Upon a Mattress” (based on the Princess & the Pea)  TYA – “Adventures of Pippi Longstocking”  Outdoor shows  Theatre in the Park – “Sleeping Beauty/Jungle Book” & “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”  Starlight – “Peter Pan” & “The Addams Family”  Leawood – “Fiddler on the Roof” www.kcedventures.com
  9. 9.  Evening Under the Stars - Powell Observatory or UMKC Observatory  Get Outdoors: Evening under the Stars Crown Center : Dinos coming!  Connect w/books & Dinosaur Train on PBS Books: www.kcedventures.com
  10. 10.  Burr Oak Woods Nature Center  Passport to Adventure Free Fishing Days:  KS – 6/2 & 6/3  Bass Pro Family Camp Native Animals @ Fleming Park SEA LIFE Aquarium www.kcedventures.com
  11. 11.  Missouri Town 1855  Explore old town & interact Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop  Family Fun Thursdays in Summer Lanesfield School www.kcedventures.com
  12. 12.  Family Heritage  Share food, pictures, language, traditions Share the Past  Toy & Miniature Museum  Visit an old soda fountain Watch some Old Movies  Think Old Disney, musicals, ones you missed at the theater www.kcedventures.com
  13. 13.  Upgrade the Chore/Job Chart Teach some Life Skills Plant, Explore, Cook = Eat www.kcedventures.com
  14. 14.  Take an Ice Cream Tour Celebrate a Fun Day  Nat’l Dairy Month – Shatto Dairy & Deanna Rose  6/4 - Nat’l Trails Day – make your own ‘GORP’  July is Blueberry Month – pick your own  8/10 - S’mores Day – create a new one www.kcedventures.com
  15. 15.  Play the License Plate Game in KC Start a Collection Learn a New Game Help Others www.kcedventures.com
  16. 16.  Parent-Child Book Clubs  Book-to-Movie  Summer reads  Books on tape Let Them Lead Match up interests www.kcedventures.com
  17. 17. www.kcedventures.com
  18. 18.  Find us on Facebook  Insider Tips  Summer surprises  Deals & Savings Connect on Twitter  Fun days, booklists & ways to connect with your kids  Great ideas from around the world Share Ideas on Pinterest Sign-up for the Newsletter www.kcedventures.com

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