Weekday Picks: Reindeer Hike, Gingerbread Celebration, an Elf Musical & More December 5 - 9, 201
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It's the first full week in December and with the hustle and the bustle of the season upon us, it can be hard to keep track of the whirlwind of holiday fun. Don't worry, we've got you covered. From celebrating a ginger goodie, taking Reindeer Hike, and learning about an elf's journey, we have plenty to keep you and your family feeling festive!
Want a break from all the holiday hoopla? We hear you! Instead, move and groove to some tunes, take on a challenge during an inter-generational game day, and stop, drop and draw at a local art center.
Read on for the best bets for this week, and be sure to click over to our jam-packed Event Calendar for even more fun! Want to stay in the Christmas spirit? Check out our Holiday Festivities Guide. And follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest to be sure you don't miss a thing.
Monday, December 5
Kindermusick Move & Groove—Manitowoc Engage your child in music and movement activities that also promote language, social and emotional skills, early math and early literacy, physical coordination, creativity, and more.
Baby & Toddler Storytime—Plymouth We will sing lots of songs, read fun books together, and do rhymes and fingerplays that help develop fine and gross motor skills
Coloring Club—Random Lake Coloring club for adults, teens, and kids ages 10 and up!Relax, color, and de-stress, either alone, with friends, or with your family.
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Tuesday, December 6
Storytime—Kiel Families with multiple children of different ages are welcome to participate in literature-based activities full of wonder, magic and make-believe that engage the whole brain.
Family Activity Night—Manitowoc
parents and children participate together in a variety of activities including stories, movies, art projects and special guests.
Toddler Tuesdays at the Museum—Sheboygan Especially designed for Toddlers and their grown ups, Every Tuesday we will explore art or science concepts together!
Tinker Time—Sheboygan Drop in at the Makerspace for self-guided tinker time. Craft some cards, paint a picture, bead a bracelet, sew a circuit, or print in 3D! You are only limited by your imagination.
Faith Visits the Library—Sheboygan The Horizons4Girls therapy dog, Faith, will be available for children to read to her at Mead Public Library. Children of all ages may drop in and meet Faith and read her a story.
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Wednesday, December 7
Reindeer Hike Knee-High Naturalist—Sheboygan Falls On Dasher, on Dancer, on Prancer and Vixen; off we go to discover all about deer! We will head out to Camp Y-Koda’s forest for a hike, and afterwards we will make a cute Christmas craft to take home.
Storytime—Chilton Stories, songs and crafts with Jovie and Carol.Incorporates fun stories, music, finger plays, flannel board stories and movement activities to promote the love of reading!
Lego Club—Kiel Drop in and take the challenge!
Put your imagination to work as you build creations that will be displayed throughout the library.
Kindermusik for the Young Child—Manitowoc For ages 5 -7. Listen as your child astonishes you with her newfound ability to create musical compositions. Kindermusik for the Young Child provides a pressure-free, developmentally appropriate transition to musically succeed
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Thursday, December 8
Game On!—Plymouth This is an intergenerational opportunity for 5th-graders – senior citizens. Share your skills or learn a new game or activity, such as chess, sheepshead, Ping-Pong, pool, Wii, dart ball, pickle ball or board games.
Fun with Game-Based Learning using MINECRAFT! The skills of planning, design and collaboration will be emphasized as we have fun being creative using the sandbox computer-based game “Minecraft”.
Sundown Storytime—Sheboygan Grab your PJ’s and favorite stuffie and listen to stories as the sun sets! 30 minutes of fun and learning for kids of all ages and their families. This week it's all about Kids Favorites!
Elf Junior the Musical—Manitowoc A Christmas holiday performance about an elf who discovers he’s not an elf at all.This begins a journey to learn who he really is and how he can help his family reconnect with the spirit of Christmas that he brings with him from the North Pole.
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Friday, December 9
Drop Everything and Draw—Plymouth Schools out…drop those phones, tablets, and TV and pick up, pencils, markers, crayons and cray-pas! The PAC host a creative morning for elementary and middle-school students.
Friday Fun Club—Sheboygan Friday Fun club Kids, meet at the Y each week for an evening of fun! Games will be played, followed by open swim in the pools
Celebrate National Gingerbread Day—Oostburg Check out a special seasonal storytime at the Oostburg Public Library all about a favorite holiday treat.
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