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We know more kids than ever are learning at home, whether that is through homeschool, online learning, or hybrid learning.  For caretakers and parents who are looking for activities for their children we have you covered!  Check out what is taking place the next couple weeks in Findlay and Hancock County that will be safe and educational to fill those learning hours!

October At-Home Learning Activities

At Home Makerspace

Facebook and Youtube
Tuesdays, 6 p.m.

Make something new – at home!  The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library’s Children’s librarian Miss Sarah will be creating something fun with supplies you can find at home every Tuesday. Watch on the library’s Facebook page or YouTube channel after the presentation and be sure to share with us and the library!

Native American Life for Homeschoolers

Litzenberg Memorial Woods
October 8, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Registration Required

Learn about local Native American tribes in Northwest Ohio. Hike to the encampment to see how they lived and participate in games and activities to see if you have what it takes to be a great hunter.  Recommended for ages 9-12, registration still available for the morning session.  Click here to register with $5 per child by 12 PM on Wednesday, October 7.  

Homeschool Art Class

St. Mark’s United Methodist Church
Beginning Wednesday, October 14

Join Awakening Minds Art at a new location for homeschool art classes!  These classes are divided in to 4 groups based on grades or similar skill level.  Second Quarter classes begin October 14 and will continue every Wednesday until December 17.  Registration required by Monday, October 12!

Homeschoolers in the Park

Wednesday, October 14
Ages 9-12, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
Registration Required – Space limited!

Returning to Hancock Parks District for its sixth year is a series for homeschooled students. Homeschoolers will engage in hands-on projects and activities to learn about science and animals. The sessions will take place outdoors as often as possible at a variety of locations in the Hancock Park System. Students will have an opportunity to make friends and gain confidence, utilize problem solving skills and independent thinking, and have fun! Newsletters will be sent out every month with pictures and information about what your student did during the class.  Registration is still open for ages 9 – 12 on Wednesday afternoons.  Registration is for the entire series; registration will be open until filled.  Register with $35 per child for the series here!

Lights, Camera, and Readers Theatre Fun! workshop

Grades 9 – 12, October 19, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Grades 6 – 8, October 26, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Come and experience the world of acting without memorization! This Readers Theatre workshop will explore the elements of oral interpretation, develop and improve your vocal and facial expression with a written script. Enjoy this pleasurable and no-pressure theatrical experience!  The high school workshop will begin October 19 and continue on October 21 and 23.  The middle school workshop will begin October 26 and continue on October 27 and 28.  Register here!

Dance: Ballet and Tap workshop

October 19, 6:30 – 7 p.m.

Come and learn the basics of Ballet and Tap, as well as exploring qualities of movement and how our bodies communicate emotion.  This workshop begins on October 29 and continues on October 21, 26, and 28.  Register Here!

Animal Senses for Homeschoolers

Oakwoods Nature Preserve
October 20, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Registration Required

Discover how animals use sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell through hands-on activities and experiments.  Recommended for ages 5-8, registration still open for the morning session.  Click here to register with $5 by 12 PM on Monday, October 19.

See all the events taking place in the community here!

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