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Summer Experience

Jun 13, 2024

HELLO, SWELL SLEUTHS! Welcome to ImagineIF’s Summer Experience 2024! This year, we’re jazzing things up with our brand-new Teen Blueprint Gameboard. Get ready for an adventure packed with intrigue, charm, and a dash of feline finesse. Our Teen Blueprint is your ticket to an unforgettable summer escapade. Picture this: a grand mansion from the jazz age, bustling with cats in their finest flapper dresses and zoot suits, plotting heists and solving mysteries. The blueprint, featuring incredible illustrations by our resident artist Sierra Benjamin, will guide you through each room of Fat Cat’s mansion. From the lavish ballroom to the mysterious…

Jun 12, 2024

Step into the shadowy underworld of the 1920s and embrace the intrigue of the Teen Summer Experience 2024. This summer, we're offering a series of workshops that will sharpen your skills and test your mettle. MAKE YOUR OWN BUBBLE TEA (GRADES 6-12) Join Ash, the bubble tea aficionado, as she leads you through the tantalizing world of bubble tea creation. Whip up your own concoctions of flavorful boba and milk teas while uncovering the secrets behind crafting those irresistible boba pearls from scratch. This workshop is not just a hands-on experience in culinary arts, but also a peek into the…

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Aug 25, 2023

Squish Seeking the sometimes silly, but always satisfying, sensational experience of things that "squish". Early Learners Books Read: Too Much Slime! by Frances Gilbert, ISBN: 9780593303573 Mud! by Annie Bailey, ISBN: 9781419750977 Squish Squash Squished by Rebecca Kraft Rector, ISBN: 9780525516835 Other Options: I'm a Dirty Dinosaur by Janeen Brian, ISBN: 9781610672962 Dirty Birdies by Jennifer Sattler, ISBN: 9781585363896 Applesauce is Fun to Wear by Nancy Raines Day, ISBN: 9781951836054 Edward Gets Messy by Rita Meade, ISBN: 9781481437776 Songs & Interactives: Icky Sticky Bubble Gum Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes "Squishy, Squashy, Washy" from Barney & Friends Flannelboard activity: Five…

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Aug 23, 2023

Bake Tie on your apron and get ready to whip up some delectable concoctions! Early Learners Books Read: Stir, Crack, Whisk, Bake by America's Test Kitchen, ISBN: 9781492677734 Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes by James Dean and Kimberly Dean, ISBN: 9780062304346 Other Options: Marigold Bakes a Cake by Mike Malbrough, ISBN: 9781524737382 If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Numeroff, ISBN: 9780060283247 The Best Mouse Cookie by Laura Numeroff, ISBN: 9780694012701 Songs & Interactives: Introduce bakery tools (whisk, measuring spoons, baking tray) "Making Cookies" action rhyme Pat-a-Cake Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar? Flannelboard…

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