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Thursday, June 4 2020

Today at MRASP we are offering quite few fun activities on Zoom! Charades, Choose Your Own Adventure, Show and Tell, Paper Airplanes, and Drawing Club are all up on the calendar. Head over to sign up and we will see you there!

On the Blog we have Everlasting Bubbles, Nature Portraits, a New Take on BINGO, and a delicious recipe. Let's get started . . .

Everlasting Bubbles

Blown Up By Julie

Grade Level: K-3

Individual or multiple people: multiple


15 straws

Duct tape


Hot glue gun

Plastic container

Measuring cup

1.5 cups of water

¼ of dish soap

1 tablespoon of cornstarch

Location: Outside

Further instructions or accommodations:

  1. Cut each of you straws in half

  2. Taking the ends of your straws that do not bend, have a parent hot glue them together in a cylinder type shape.

  3. Then cut a few pieces of duct tape and wrap around the straws

  4. Pour 1.5 cups of water, ¼ cups of dosh soap and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch in your container.

  5. Close the lid to the container and shake it up so that the contents in the container are mixed up

  6. Take your straws and dip it into your solution and blow your bubbles!

  7. The bubbles should last a longer time than store bought bubble solution!

Wacky Nature Portraits!

Created By Charlotte


Grades: K-5


-pencil or pen

-drawing paper

-flowers, leaves, sticks, rocks, moss, etc.

-mirror (optional)


  • Look at yourself in a mirror or from a photo and draw your face (feel free to draw your whole body if you’re up for a challenge)Don’t worry too much if your portrait looks like you. As you can tell from above, mine doesn’t look too much like me at all but I’m ready to move on to the fun part!

  • Collect an assortment of items from your yard, the sidewalk, or a nearby park. I found some green leaves, little red leaves, ferns, and tiny white flowers.

  • Play around adding the plants or items from nature to your portrait in different places! Think about texture and color.

If you are really happy with your design, glue everything down and hang up!

“BINGO” Card Game

By Brendan

Grade Level: K-5

Individual or multiple people: 3+ players

Theme: A basic card game that is very similar to the actual BINGO game!

Materials: 2 standard 52-card decks of cards

Location: Any flat surface to play a basic card game.


  1. From the first deck of cards, five cards are dealt to each player face up. There will be at least two players as well as one "Caller" who will call out the card values that players must match in order to complete their "BINGO" hand.

  2. From the second deck of cards, the "Caller" will select a card, one at a time, and call out the rank and suit of the card - for example "queen of hearts." The player with the called card turns it face down. The first player to turn all their cards face down wins!

Further instructions or accommodations: You can play this with just 2 people (one caller and one player) but it is more fun to play with multiple players trying to compete to get BINGO first!

Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese

Cooked Up By Meg

Did you know that you can use your waffle iron for more than just making waffles? One cool thing you can do is make grilled cheese-yummy! Try out this recipe below for a delicious lunch.

Grade Level: All ages-younger kids may need help in the kitchen!

Individual or multiple people: Either!


  • Waffle Iron

  • Slices of bread

  • Cheddar cheese or another cheese you like

  • Butter

Location: Kitchen

Further instructions or accommodations:

  • First, preheat your waffle iron!

  • Grab your bread and spread butter on one side of each slice.

  • Lay one of the buttered slices on your waffle iron once it’s preheated and then add cheese on top of the bread.

  • Top it with your remaining bread slice-make sure the buttered side is on top.

  • Close your waffle iron and cook until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted. Enjoy!!


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