Our first week of Summer Camp has been so much fun! This was our Kitchen and Planting Surprises. Every day we wrote down the ingredients of what we are making on the board and then got right to work. We cooked so many things!
On Monday we made fresh salsa. It was so educational for children to touch, smell and slice the ingratiates! Most of them did not know about lime or cilantro.
On Tuesday we made mozzarella cheese and portobello mushroom dip. The cheese came as part of a science kid and we did not think that we would be successful at making it at first. Turns out we can do anything!! The cheese came out delicious but lacked a little salt. The mushroom dip was also a big hit. We used an electric skillet to make it.
On Wednesday we made fresh guacamole. Our ingredients included a half of jalapeño pepper! Children loved to smell this pepper and we could not even taste in the guacamole when we ate it.
On Thursday we made scrambled eggs with bell peppers, mushrooms and onions. One of the children grated a whole brick of cheese and we did eat it all with our eggs. The second batch of eggs included the other half of jalapeño pepper left over from salsa and the more adventurous children tried it along with the teachers.
On Friday we made milkshakes or, rather, ice cream floats. We had a dancing party outside followed by planting of flowers and milkweed seeds. We enjoyed eating lunch outside.
Children enjoy eating cold lunch outside. It gets hot and eating something cold tastes and feels so much better.
Please keep a light jacket in your child's cubby for those colder mornings or for the outside/inside temperature fluctuations.
Invest in sharpies and label your child's belongings.
Please apply sunscreen and fill up the water bottle at home so when children come to camp, they are ready to play outside!
Have 2 pairs for shoes for inside and outside play. Please label. Not sure why we do that? Please read about the befits of this attached.
Next week is Arts and Crafts. On Friday is the Father's Day picnic. Dads are invited to join us for lunch at 11:30 am. Please rsvp if you haven't already.
Enjoy the photos!
Have a great weekend.
See you next week.