Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Creativity in a fun atmosphere here in Canton.
Canton Recreation’s Arts and Crafts Camp offers children in kindergarten through grade 5 the chance to be creative in a relaxed atmosphere. Teacher Lori Mitcheroney, who has offered the program for the past 17 years, keeps campers busy while helping them through the steps of the day’s craft, and being flexible according to kids’ interests. “I take a lot of my cues from what they’re enjoying,” Mitcheroney said. Each of the camp’s five weekly sessions had a specific theme, like Christmas in July, animals and insects and fall crafts. The fifteen campers gather at The Gridley School at noon each day, and complete the first step of the day’s craft, which often is painting some of the parts. Campers then enjoy a leisurely lunch outside, with …
Sunday, December 5, 2010
Preschool children enjoy the holiday season with festive arts and crafts.
Preschoolers enjoyed a fun afternoon creating holiday themed arts and crafts at The Gridley School on Dec. 3. The already full holiday program, sponsored by Town of Canton Recreation, will run for the next two Thursdays. The day was filled with smiles as children were engaged in making crafty holiday wreaths, star santa ornaments, tasty marshmallow snowmen and enjoyed singing and playing games. Through the leadership of preschool Teacher Sandy Hart and Assistant Danielle Slaney, all the kids left in the holiday spirit and with some goodies to show off to their moms and dads.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Children created Thanksgiving-themed crafts in the Junior Room at The Canton Public Library.
Gearing up for Turkey Day, children from ages four to 12 gathered in The Canton Public Library's Arts and Crafts Room to partake in a Thanksgiving craft project. With the help of Junior Room Librarian Florence Poznysz and two Girl Scout volunteers, the children made a napkin holder decorated with pilgrims and fall leaves--just in time to use on the Thanksgiving table.