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North Hills Kids in the Park

Now, more than ever, it is important to keep our children engaged and stimulated as we all work through this period of uncertainty.  North Hills Kids, presented by Wells Orthodontics, is here to help!  We will be picking up the weekly blog posts again following the originally planned theme.  When we all work to #stayhome, we can move closer toward gathering outside together very soon!

We are closing out our NH Kids summer with “Kidchella”!

Art

Travel to the MET and jump around the globe to explore different time periods and learn about the history of art

Microwave Puffy Paint

Ingredients Needed:

Baking Soda
Flour
Salt
Water
Food Coloring
Ziploc Bags
Rubber bands

Follow these easy steps to make your own microwave puffy paint!

  1. Start with one cup of flour and mix in 3 teaspoon of of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of salt and just enough water to make it the consistency of pancake batter
  2. Divide the mix into 4 parts and put them into snack size Ziploc bags, along with the food coloring.  Mix around to mix up the colors!
  3. Rubber band the baggies and snip off a tiny part of the corner, like you were icing a cake
  4. Time to paint!
  5. When you’re finished painting, put the painting in the microwave for 30-45 seconds and watch it puff up!

Music

Check out these DIY musical crafts!

Mini Lid Banjos

Musical Egg Shakers

Freeze Dance Painting

The Wiggles YouTube Channel has a large library full of free videos your child will love.  They offer videos with various lengths to keep everyone engaged and dancing!  This channel is perfect for little ones who just want to jump around and sing along.

Cosmic Kids Yoga offers free online content that feature colorful and fun backgrounds and music, all while teaching your child basic yoga poses in short, engaging videos.

Things to do in Raleigh

Check out these fun local activities that your kids will love!

StoryWalk at Historic Oak View County Park 

My Mini & Me Totally Totally Twisted Tie Dye Workshop

TumbleFit by Art Inspired Dance

NC Zoo Online Adventure – Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Virtual After School Art Class

Creative Saturdays at TC Artworks’ Studio

Marbles Virtual Imagination Ball

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