August has arrived! Can you believe it?! Neither can we. As the school year approaches, engage in some great environmental, science, and arts-enrichment classes that are being offered for free. Laugh along with Jet City Improv, join Kirkland Urban for a virtual slime-making event, and go on an art-filled treasure hunt in Everett and win a pretty prize!
Monday, August 3
12 Dancing Princesses with Emerald Ballet Theatre. All week, Emerald Ballet Theatre shares 12 Dancing Princesses-themed activities to try at home with kids. Also, register for a fun dance class (ages 2-10) on Saturday!
Tuesday, August 4
Primates Across the Globe. Join this online class, designed for students entering 2nd and 3rd grade, to learn all about primate conservation and the 200 species of primates across the globe. Live at 8:30 a.m.
Wednesday, August 5
Early Learning from Home: Sink or Float? Seattle Public Libraries presents a fun online class for kids up to age 5, filled with water experiments, household objects, and items found in nature. Live at 10 a.m.
Thursday, August 6
Crafternoon with Miss Bekka-DIY Play-Doh. Make squishy, colorful, fun play-doh in your kitchen, alongside other classmates via Zoom, listening to stories and songs while you work and play. Live at 1:15 p.m.
Friday, August 7
Jet City Improv! Get ready to laugh! This family-friendly comedy show featuring the improvisational performances of Jet City Improv will inspire your summer reading with literary and fantasy references. Live at 7 p.m.
Bonus ANYTIME Event!
Head to PacSci’s Planet Minecraft and explore fun online exhibits like the dinosaurs and Tropical Butterfly House. Even build your own spaces and add on to the Pacific Science Center, virtually! When you’re done, learn how to share your creations on social media.
Saturday, August 8
Kirkland Urban Kids At Home. Learn to make puffy slime with Julie from Clown Buggie Entertainment. Click the link to find out how, when, and where to pick up a craft kit for this event. Live at 10 a.m.
Fun SUMMER Event!
Schack Art Center Float Find. For this new version of the famous Everett Float Find (open with phase 2), your job is to find one of a dozen-or-so Frisbees, hidden by volunteers at various Everett parks. Seekers can bring their Frisbee to Schack Art Center to receive a beautiful glass float of their choice! Beginning at 10 a.m. on Sat. Aug 8.
Sunday, August 9
It’s not too late to start a Summer Reading Challenge! Third Place Books presents a fun contest, encouraging kids to read as many books as they can. Receive beautiful, artwork-filled trading cards, and win prizes like gift cards. Participants must log their reading between July 6 and August 31.
Looking for more fun activities to fill your summer? Check out the Seattle’s Child Pinterest Page to add to your toolbox. We’ve got Outdoor Games, Gardening for Kids, Kindness Activities, Art Ideas, and so much more.