Kids’ Activities

Weekly fun children’s activities – always interactive and free!

Activities will range from tie-dye to seed planting, pine cone crafts, make your own Mr. Potato Head, vegetable stamping, etc.  Check back regularly for this week’s activity.

June 13 & June 20th 

Join us at the Market and start your very own plant to nurture this summer!

June 27th – Come learn about the three sisters!  Ask about our challenge of the week!

July 4th Tie Dye – drop by the market with a white t-shirt, pillow case or anything else you would like to put a bit of colour and creative vibe on.  Please also bring a plastic bag to carry home your wet creation and be prepared to get messy!!    http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-tying/

July 18th – Leaf Stencil Art– Come visit the Kids’ Corner to make a fun and colourful drawing using nothing other than crayons and nature! Materials and instructions will be provided by volunteers.

July 25th – We’re celebrating Christmas in July!  Visit the Kids’ Corner and make Pine Cone Christmas Trees!  Face Painting ($2 donation to ACS)

August 1st –  Back by popular demand – Tie Dye – drop by the market with a white t-shirt, pillow case or anything else you would like to put a bit of colour and creative vibe on.  Please also bring a plastic bag to carry home your wet creation and be prepared to get messy!!    http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-tying/

For grade 3 and up – Challenge of the Week:   Plan a meal for your family with ingredients that can be bought at the market.

August 8th – Potato Stamping.  Challenge of the Week:  Taste-sample something you haven’t tried before.

August 15th – Peas in a Pod – drop by the Kid’s Corner to make a fun 3D craft including colouring and tissue paper! Challenge of the Week: How many different coloured tomatoes can you find?

August 22nd – Pinecone Bird Feeders – use pinecones to make natural bird feeders for your yard! Challenge of the Week: find the strangest looking vegetable.

August 29th – Make Your Own Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head – use local ingredients to make a Mr. or Mrs. Potato head of your very own. Challenge of the Week: take a selfie at your favourite market vendor.

September 5th – Match the Seed to the Vegetable – put your veggie knowledge to the ultimate test by seeing how many seeds you can match to the proper vegetable. Challenge of the Week: choose two foods to add to your school lunch.

September 12th –  Celery Flower Printing – use celery to make a beautiful flower painting! Challenge of the Week: Identify 3 products at the Market that come from animals.

September 19th –  Sunflower Bean Mosaic – beans aren’t just for eating, use them to make a beautiful mosaic! Challenge of the Week: Buy apples to make an apple pie you can enter in our contest!

September 26th – Pumpkin Apple Stamps – use one food to make a picture of another! Challenge of the Week: Discover the best smelling Market stand.

October 3rd – Pine Cone Owls – create your own fun little creature!  Challenge of the Week:  Find something you can use as a decoration at home.

October 10th –  Scarecrows – use recycled materials to create a festive scarecrow!  Challenge of the Week: Buy something with your own money. Remember to count the change!

October 17thFarm Animal Puppets! Challenge of the Week: What is the sweetest tasting item at the Market?