Stories

July 1 2014 to November 14 2014
Parker Street homes

With a desire to build the social capital in the immediate neighborhood (2-3 block radius), and create more of a sense of village atmosphere,we gathered neighbors over simple meals - where it was accessible and easy for all
residents to participate (potlucks can hinder busy people from attending, and families with low income - to not have

October 28 2014
Thompson Community Centre
This past Tuesday evening, Alexis and I were joined by Early Childhood Educators and students as we explored sensory materials together. I think we’ve started a tradition of playful selfies at our workshops. The feature image was taken after our workshop with us hiding behind a mountain of shaving cream we created. If you haven’t used shaving cream purely for the sensory experience of massaging it through your hands, I highly recommend it.

October 21 2014
Thompson Community Centre
Alexis and I had the pleasure of teaching our first Sensory Workshop, made possible through the Neighbourhood Small Grants program from Vancouver Foundation, Volunteer Richmond and Richmond Community Foundation. We were so happy to be joined by 13 families who participated in play experiences, and were fascinated to witness children immerse themselves in the sensory materials – literally!

September 21 2014
Queensborough

A carnival aimed at toddlers in the neighbourhood - games, prizes, food and a bouncy castle! 

 

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