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Re: Hour-long family projects needed. . .

How about rock painting with smooth river rock type rocks? Turn rocks into
ladybugs, spiders, frogs etc. to place around gardens.  Works with kids of
all ages.
-----Original Message-----
From: Alliums <garlicgrower@snip.net>
To: community_garden@mallorn.com <community_garden@mallorn.com>
Date: Monday, February 19, 2001 4:42 AM
Subject: [cg] Hour-long family projects needed. . .

>Hi, Folks!
>St. John's United Church of Christ usually has these little craft sessions
>instead of Sunday School to get families together for Christmas and Lent.
>This year, the Christian Education group decided to do one for Eco-Justice
>Sabbath (Sunday after Easter) instead of Lent.  Since I'm the resident
>eco-expert, Christian Education came to me.  I have no clue, so I'm
>the question to the group (where I know lots of folks have experience with
>crafts for kids and families).
>What we are looking for is a variety of crafts that can be completed in an
>hour.  They can be for different age levels, as the senior citizens, as
>as the families with tiny kids and the teenagers come out in droves for
>these craft events, so it's okay to have several different crafts that take
>different skill levels.  Since the theme is Eco-Justice Sabbath, the crafts
>should be of benefit for the community garden (:-D) or something folks can
>take home and use to better nature/the environment.
>So far, Christian Education and I have come up with the following:
>Planting marigold seeds in peat pots (so kids can plant them in their own
>yards when they get big -- gosh, did we get marigold seeds this year! ;-))
>Painting bird feeders
>As you can see, we need serious help!  What types of craft things could
>folks do -- especially things that we could put in the community garden
>Thanks for the help -- gosh, do I need it! ;-0
>Dorene Pasekoff, Coordinator
>St. John's United Church of Christ Organic Community Garden
>A mission of
>St. John's United Church of Christ, 315 Gay Street, Phoenixville, PA  19460
>community_garden maillist  -  community_garden@mallorn.com

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