HBL Stretch Day May 18

Art Offerings

A flower photo shot with a cell phone.

Join Mrs. Szegvari as she shares with you some tips for taking outdoor photos with your cell phone. This activity is appropriate for all grade levels.

Mr. Boyer's daughter showing how to watercolor in the outdoors.

Join Mr. Boyer’s daughter as she shows you how to sketch and watercolor in the outdoors. This activity is intended for students in Middle and Upper School.

Take some of the skills that you just learned from this video and head outdoors to sketch or paint a tree. 

Step 4 of how to create art from recycled materians.

See what Mr. Boyer has created using materials from his kitchen recycling bin! This activity is intended for Middle and Upper School students.
 

Image taken inside a museum.

Did you know that today is International Museum Day? Take a Google Arts and Culture tour of some amazing museums, and use #InternationalMuseumDay on social media to find all kinds of great activities worldwide!

Explore museums worldwide with this interactive map. After selecting a location, clicking the "Book" link will take you to the museum's exhibit. 

First page of the PDF file: BuildaHouseforaFairyoraGnome

Enjoy using your imagination and building in nature. Thank you Ms. Zacharis for sharing this activity! This activity is intended for Lower Schoolers.
 

First page of the PDF file: GettoKnowaTree

This activity starts with a read aloud. Afterward, you go outside to sketch a tree. If it is raining on Stretch Day 2, you can certainly substitute going outside and sketch a plant or some other object that is inside your house. This activity is intended for Lower Schoolers.

First page of the PDF file: WhatCanICreate_

Here is an activity brought to us by Nuhop Outdoor Education. This activity is appropriate for all grade levels.

First page of the PDF file: ITookAWalk

“You don’t have to go far to discover amazing things. They’re just outside your door.” Mrs. Szegvari. This activity appropriate for all grade levels.

It's Time to Move - Let’s Hike, Dance, and Play Nature Games

Photo from the book %22Come on Rain!%22 by Karen Hesse.

Join Mrs. Szegvari as she reads Come on Rain! by Karen Hesse. Perhaps it will be raining on Stretch Day 2. Will you dance and play in the rain like Tesse? This activity is intended for Lower School students.

Mrs. Cardello talking about her dog.

Ms. Cardello from Pike's Admission Office gives viewers tips about caring for her favorite animals-DOGS! Join her as she reviews basic information for a happy canine family member! Appropriate for all grade levels.
 

First page of the PDF file: BirdActivityTally

See how many birds you can find. Enjoy this bird watch activity shared with us by Ms. Cardello. Appropriate for all grade levels.

First page of the PDF file: BackyardBirdcallBingo

How many birds can you hear? Try out this backyard bingo challenge with a few family members. This activity is intended for Middle and Upper School students.
 

First page of the PDF file: TreasureHuntNatureWalk

Invite a family member on a walk to hunt for these easy-to-find objects in nature. This activity is intended for Lower School students.

First page of the PDF file: NeighborhoodScavengerHunt

Take along some family members and see how many items you can find in your neighborhood. This activity is intended for Middle and Upper School students.

Mindfulness

Ms. Sullivan teaching a yoga class.

Join Mrs. Sullivan as she shares a 50 minute, home-based yoga and mindfulness practice. This is intended for Middle and Upper Schoolers.

First page of the PDF file: OutdoorWorldMindfulnessAppreciation

We think you will enjoy this activity shared with us by Mrs. Zacharis. It provides a time for making a mindful connection with nature. This is intended for Middle and Upper Schoolers.