Kids Play is April 29th and we are excited to welcome Dominelli School of Music to the Mall for a FREE Kindermusik session!
Kindermusik is an internationally renowned program that uses music and movement to nurture young children’s development. While our classes certainly help your child develop a lifelong love for music, they also help children develop language, social, emotional, and physical skills —all in the context of joyful, musically rich play! So come join us, learn songs, experiment with a variety of different instruments, sing, dance, and more!
Kids Play takes place on the last Wednesday of every month and goes from 9-11am. This is a free event to attend and all children with their parent/gaurdians are welcome to attend!
The Marketplace at Callingwood and Box Social Event Planning invites parents/guardians to bring the kids to our new KidZone activities taking place every month. Our first event takes place on April 22 from 12:30 to 2pm in the lobby of the Callingwood Professional Centre (6650-177 Street). Bring your little ones to enjoy making some creative crafts hosted by Modern Mama. We will be planting sunflowers in pots that the kids decorate with stickers and markers.
* Child(ren) must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. First come, first served and space for some activities may be limited. No charge or registration required for this event.
What is Modern Mama?
Modern Mama is an online and offline social, educational community for moms, by moms; with locations in Edmonton; St. Albert & Spruce Grove/Stony Plain.
Our mom-focused events involving fashion, lifestyle & parenting are small, private, led by an expert & usually offer nanny service.
We regularly succeed at “getting moms out of the house” and connecting you with other mamas in our community. Through our Mama’s Nights Out, Essential Series breakfast workshops with local experts on infant and child nutrition and sleep, potty training, toddlers tantrums and more, and our popular Modern Bump Brunches for pregnant women and Hottest Tot Products events. And through our regular newsletter, Facebook page, Twitter and blog, we also offer you an online community that is locally focused and full of helpful content and support for every step of the way through early motherhood.
On April 16th we will be creating amazing art with 4Cats Summerside Art Studio! What is 4Cats?
4Cats is a professional Art Studio for Artists ages 2-15. Although they do offer workshops for kids and adults too. Learn about famous artists and use professional art materials to create masterpieces in the style and spirit of those artists.
How did 4Cats get its name?
When Pablo Picasso was a young artist in Spain, he and his artist friends would meet at the 4Cats Cafe to discuss and talk Art.
During Kids Club we will be doing Pointiliism Hearts with watercolor. Please join us on April 16th from 10-Noon in the promotion court (right next to Tony Roma’s) for this FREE event!
Last week we had the pleasure of doing a candy table for a business mixer put on by the lovely ladies of Lovable Littles Uptown Market. We were SO excited when they said they were doing a Great Gatsby themed event so we brought out all the gold sparkles and feathers we could find! Looking to add some fun to your next event? We would love to help you set up a candy table! Please email info @ boxsocialep.com to get more information and a quote.
Fairy Garden Workshop at Studio Bloom
Bring some whimsy and fun into your home with a Fairy Garden from Studio Bloom! Join us on April 20th OR 23rd from 6-9pm when we will be making Fairy Gardens with the experts! They will teach us how to make fences, swings, rock gardens, homes, and more. Plus there will be WINE! The cost is $35 per person and you must register for this event. You will not need the entire three hours to create your garden so please feel free to drop in at anytime between 6-9pm that night. This workshop is for Adults only. If you would like to participate with your children we are doing a kid friendly one on April 19th from 2-4 pm.
What you will need:
Container (wide and shallow – think 9×9 baking dish size)
What we will provide:
Instruction on how to make all the fun extras for your garden
To register for this workshop please email info@ boxsocialep.com ***APRIL 23rd is SOLD OUT***
Frustrated with your baby crying and pointing at things while you sit there wondering what they are trying to say? Come to Tot Time on April 7th from 10 am – Noon and see why teaching your child sign language at an early age can benefit both you and your child!
Tiny Hands, Big Words provides children and their families with a communicating tool before children begin to speak. Families will learn American sign language using the Baby Signing Time curriculum. Helping infants and toddlers communicate will reduce frustration and boost children’s confidence. You can unlock your child’s mind and build a stronger bond by learning a few simple signs.
At tot time you will learn a few signs through songs, games and stories. There will also be information on the benefits of signing with young children.
Wee Piggies and Paws will also be there with a fun craft for your child to do! Wee Piggies specializes in creating one-of-a-kind keepsakes of your children’s hands/feet into custom shadow boxes, life statues, and ornaments.
One of my absolute favourite activities we did last year at Kids Play was Boxes, Blocks, and Buildings with PAW and they are coming back on March 25th! Students from the University of Alberta will be building, creating, and of course playing from 9-11am upstairs by GAP. Last year we made a huge cardboard box fort in the mall. This is one that you won’t want to miss out on!
What is PAW? The Play Around The World (PAW) program selects and prepares U of A students for a 3 month placement in either Asia (Cambodia or Thailand) or Canada (Fort Providence, Northwest Territories). Students from diverse educational backgrounds from learning communities which are structured to provide a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to learning, leadership, and programming. PAW offers students an opportunity to develop a sense of global awareness and citizenry, through collaboration with various schools, orphanages, community based organizations and government agencies to deliver, play, recreation, physical activity and sport to children and youth of all abilities. Play is viewed as a vehicle to enliven the human spirit and to promote optimal development. Students broaden their world view as they live, learn, and work in a culture different from their own.