Kids Connection

The Kid’s Connection booth is open every week from 3-7 offering free crafts and activities that focus on nutrition, farming, the environment, physical activity and gardening. In our partnership with the Camas Public Librarywe will give you a sticker, tattoo or bookmark when you show us that you’ve signed up for the library’s summer reading program!

Kids 3-11, don’t forget to register for Produce Pals! Each week, after completing an engaging activity, receive a $2 token of your very own to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. Yummy fun, for everyone! Produce Pals tokens are distributed from 3-7, in the Kid’s Connection booth

Schedule of events for the 2017 season:

6/7      Financial Wellness, with IQ Credit Union.

6/14    Plant sunflower seeds with Evolutions Preschool.

6/21    Leaf imprints with volunteers from Tinkergarten.

6/28   Create a crazy, hair growing dirt baby with volunteers from Kiddie Academy.

7/5   Red, white and blue rockets, with Camp Windy Hill.
          Berry Days, pie eating contest for kids under 16.

7/12   Identify seeds and match to the veggies they grow, with Kiddie Academy. 

7/19     Financial wellness, with IQ Credit Union.

7/26    Create a healthy plate with myplate.gov .

8/2      Veggie Derby- show your skills at making veggie vehicles then racing them. Zzoooom!
Prizes for most creative, fastest and most use of veggies. Sponsored by Whole Foods

8/9      Flower power! Identify the parts of a plant and how each component plays a role in growth and                                                     production, with Kiddie Academy.

8/16     Play with your food! Veggie stamped art.

8/23     Veggie Bingo- race around the market filling out your bingo card and meeting our farmers.
Then bring it back to the kids booth to claim a sticker and Produce Pals! With volunteers from
               Boy Scouts of America, Pack 429.

8/30     We love ladybugs!

9/6        It’s Apple Season! Learn about the life cycle of an apple from seed to fruit.

9/13      Create an artful card of gratitude to our farmers and vendors.

9/20      Dissect a lima bean to learn how it grows.

9/27      Scavenger hunt and vendor interviews.

10/4       Harvest Festival: Pumpkin bowling, hay hunt, face painting, Camas Camp-n-Ranch petting zoo and more!
Financial wellness, with IQ Credit Union.

 

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