Pictured: Students and staff play life size Jenga outside during a recent beautiful day.
Wondering what to do with your child while they are at home during April vacation? Latham Centers’ Children’s Program planned an entire week of fun activities*, some of which you may be able to translate to your home environment!
Student favorites include lots of outside time to celebrate Earth Week. Students have the option of a field trip to our local Museum of Natural History in Brewster — an excellent resource for kids of all ages!
If you have any questions about these or other activities best suited for your child with Prader-Willi syndrome, please email Patrice Carroll, Director of PWS Services at Latham Centers, at TipTopics@lathamcenters.org.
*Activities at Latham this week
o Bumble Bee Craft – using eight craft sticks, glue, black and yellow paint or markers, googly eyes, and small pieces of plastic for the wings
o Walk and Jam – take a walk and dance to the music!
o Outing to the Herring Run in Brewster
o Cape Cod Natural History Museum Natural Art Journal Field Trip
o “Stained Glass” Butterfly Craft Project – using tissue paper, black and white construction paper, and glue
o Walk at the Smith Cold Brook Preserve in Harwich
o Cape Cod Natural History Museum Butterfly House Field Trip
o Kite Making Craft Project – using straws, tissue paper, string and ribbon
o Capture the Flag
o Chalk your Walkway
o Cape Cod Natural History Museum Create a Bird Feeder Field Trip
o Spring Trees Craft Project – using construction paper, glue, and tissue paper
o Outside Yoga
o Music and Dance
o Fly a Kite – “Head to Breakwater Beach to run along the shoreline to fly your kite!”
o Cape Cod Natural History Museum Construct a Bug Hotel Field Trip
o Watercolor and Oil Pastel Painting – this combo makes for some beautiful artwork!