October 25, 2010
- 4th Annual Pumpkin Patch
- CAP Council Haunted House
- Faith Academy and It´s a Small World Preschool´s
- Halloween Story Time
- MK Flyers are Now Online!
- Footprint Ghosts
- For All the Kid and Family Friendly Events
- Halloween Macaroni Kid Memory Game
- How did Halloween come to be?
- Inform Us About Community Events
- Local Macaroni Mom Resources
- Luscious Pumpkin Latte
- Pumpkin Pancakes
- Semilla Snack Bags
- Talking Strategies
& IVC Open House
Enjoy to great events. Imperial Valley College will be hosting the 4th Annual Pumpkin Patch and IVC Open House.
You can pick your pumpkin and enjoy the pumpkin launch, music and hay rides.
Time 8:00 am - 9:00PM
Date: Saturday October 30,2010
Place: Imperial Valley College
IVC's Open House will be from 10:00am-2:00pm. Tour the new science building, enjoy food booths, magic shows and so much more.
Children and Parents Council will have a Halloween Open House. Anyone attending is encouraged to wear their scariest or cutest costumes. There will be play games and get special treats, hot dogs, spooky cookies, apples, orange and witches brew. For more information call 760-353-8300.
Date: October 26, 2010
Time: 5p.m.-8 p.m.
Location: CAP Council office, 563 W. Main St. El Centro
Faith Academy and It's a Small World Preschool will be celebrating their Harvest Festival Oct. 28 at the Faith Assembly Church, 320 S. J St. in Imperial. A grilled chicken plate will be sold for $8 per plate and will include: chicken, baked potato, green beans, dinner roll and ice tea. The chicken plate will be served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Carnival will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and includes: rides, games, candy, prizes and entertainment. Carnival tickets are on sale ...
Check out the local libraries in your area.
October 26, at 6:30 p.m. the Heber branch of the Imperial County Free Library is having a Halloween story time with costume contest at the Matus Hall, 1078 S. Dogwood, in Heber. Children who check out from the Heber branch and read 5 books before that date can win a prize. The event is free, will include a story, activities and snacks. Call the branch for details, 760-336-0737.
Holtville, at the Meyer Memorial branch at 101 E. 6th Street (356-2385) will be having a free Halloween story time ...
For your School, Parent Group, or Organization
Macaroni Kid Imperial Valley flyers are now online. Print one or several today and send with your child to school, daycare or other program. Feel free to share them with your school, pto/pta, church, library or other organization.
Easy format for printing and making multiple copies to hand out. Flyers are available in full page Find them here. We would like to get the word out about our site and any help we would appreciate.
The perfect - easy and fun - Halloween craft!
* Baby/Toddler/Preschooler's foot ... please leave it attached ;)
* Package of baby wipes ... I was so glad I had these nearby!
* Black marker
* Black Construction paper
* Foam brush or paintbrush of some sort
* White paint - I used Crayola Washable Poster and Craft Paint
- First strip down your little pumpkin down to her/his diaper ... the paint is washable, but I like to keep my mess and my laundry to a minimum.
- Put down some newspaper and a sheet of black paper on top.
- Sit down ...
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Have some fun with the kids playing this Macaroni Kid version of "Memory" game. Click below to print your template.
There seems to be no clear event that brought about this particular holiday. One of the stories is that, dating back to 5 B.C., some people, the Celts, from Europe ...
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The Imperial Valley Moms Meetup is a free resource for local moms, providing organized get-togethers with fun activities. Check out their website and activities here.
Imperial County Breastfeeding Coalition serves as a resource for breastfeeding moms and their families. Click here to get to their website.
La Leche League of Imperial Valley is an nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. Click here to visit their website.
Women of Virtue Empowerment Network (WOVEN) has ongoing FREE support classes for women ...
Here's a great recipe for a Pumpkin Latte
2 heaping tablespoons cooked or canned pumpkin
2 cups milk or 3/4 cup unsweetened condensed milk
4 tablespoons vanilla syrup
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon pr pumpkin pie spice
1 cup coffee brewed strong or 1/4 cup brewed espresso
spice for dusting
In a small saucepan, heat the milk with the pumpkin until it combines, then add vanilla syrup and cinnamon. Heat until steaming, stirring frequently.
Carefully pour into a blender and blend on high for 20 sec., until ...
1 c. milk
1/2 c. cooked pumpkin
1 3/4 c. Bisquick
1 tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 c. chopped nuts; optional
Mix all ingredients well, and cook on hot griddle until golden brown. Makes 2 1/2 dozen 4 inch pancakes.
Macaroni Kid Imperial Valley is proud to introduce Semilla Snack Bags. A San Diego based company that offers a complete line of eco-friendly, machine washable bags that are both functional and come with different designs. Reuseable bags are economical and environmentally friendly.
The snack bags are:
•Durable and functional design
•Unique and stylish prints
•Non-toxic nylon lining: lead free, phthalate free and No BPA!
•Hand sewn in San Diego, California
•Replace hundreds of ...
There isn't one right way, one perfect question, or one right time to have these conversations. Here are some suggestions to try:
Greet your child with an enthusiastic hello. Try saying "great to see you!" or "I missed you!" or simply, "I hope you had a good day," instead of "How was school?" These statements communicate what you really feel without instantly putting your child on the spot with a question. As a result, your child is more likely to speak about her day.
Allow your child not to ...
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