Kids Club News: May 2021
Hello Kids Club Families!
May’s newsletter is all about celebrating Mothers and the great outdoors. We would love to see how your family celebrates this month. Share your fun with us on Instagram #ChuzeFamily.
We want to encourage our Chuze Family to consider donating diapers to a local diaper bank this Mother’s day to support families in need.
With all of our gratitude and appreciation,
The Chuze Fitness Kids Club Team
If your local Kids Club remains closed, not to worry! You won’t be charged Kids Club dues until we’re up and running again.
May Craft Calendar
We love to see your family’s creativity with each of these crafts.
May 7th- National Space Day
May 10th- National Clean Your Room Day
May 13th- International Hummus Day
May 13th- National Apple Pie Day
May 29th- Learn About Composting Day
May 24th- National Scavenger Hunt Day
May 26th- National Paper Airplane Day
Get inspiration for more outdoor activities with PBS Kids for Parents.
Inclusive Mother’s Day Celebration
- Mama Played Baseball by David A. Adler
- Mama Outside, Mama Inside by Dianna Hutts
- A Mama for Owen by Marion Dane Bauer
- My Mom by Anthony Browne
- Does A Kangaroo Have A Mother Too? By Eric Carle
- Deep in The Sahara by Kelly Cunnane
- Her Mother’s Face by Roddy Doyle
- Is Your Mama a Llama? By Deborah Guarino
- Most Loved in All the World by Tonya Cherie Hegamin
- Hush by Mingfong Ho
- Mama, Do You Love Me? By Barbara M. Joosse
- Did I Tell You I Love You Today? By Deloris Jordan
- Where is Baby’s Mommy? By Karen Katz
- Lala Salama: A Tanzanian Lullaby by Patricia MacLachlan
- Mama’s Saris by Pooja Makhijani
- I Love You Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt
- Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyers and Marla Frazee
- Someday by Alison McGhee
- Mommy, Mama, and Me by Leslea Newman
- A Tale of Two Mommies by Vanita Oelschlager
- The Mommy Book by Todd Parr
- The Kissing Hand by Audry Penn
- In Our Mothers’ House by Patricia Polacco
- Back into Mommy’s Tummy by Thierry Robberecht
- Have You Seen My Duckling? By Nancy Tafui
- Hair for Mama by Kelly A. Tinkham
- My Mama Says There Aren’t Any Zombies, Ghosts, Vampires, Creatures, Demons, Monsters, Fiends, Goblins or Things by Judith Viorst
- Piglet and Mama by Margaret Wild
- A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books) by Vera B. Williams
- Mama Always Comes Home by Karma Wilson
For tips to make Mother’s Day and everyday more inclusive, check out SesameWorkshop.org.
- Talk about all kinds of families. Not every family has one mom and one dad. Make it safe to celebrate any supportive relationship a child has.
- Ask children in LGBTQ families for direction and follow their lead. Use their words when talking about their families.
- Talk to older children about gender stereotypes. Ask about the qualities that mothers and fathers have or the roles they often play and why these have been culturally assigned to each gender. Ask if either a mom or dad could have these qualities or fill these roles.
Kids Club Fitness
We’ve got a special Mother’s Day workout coming your way! Keep an eye out for an email from us, or watch our social media to learn how to join our FREE Mother’s Day workout on iChuze Fitness.
Don’t forget to also check out our FREE family workouts on Chuze On Demand.
Nutella Bears by Teaspoons of Goodness
- Rice cakes
- Bananas (sliced)
- Use a spatula to spread a couple tablespoons of Nutella onto each rice cake
- Slice a banana into 1/4″ pieces, place three on each rice cake, two for the ears, and one for the nose
- Now place two blueberries in the center of the rice cake for the eyes and one onto the banana nose (use a little bit of Nutella to keep it in place)
Watermelon Popsicles by Hello Little Home
- 4 cups watermelon, seedless
- 1 tbsp lime juice
- 1 tbsp sugar
- Start by cutting the watermelon into one-inch cubes. Then combine the fruit in a blender with the fresh lime juice and a little sugar.
- Puree the watermelon until it’s totally smooth. It should only take a minute or two.
- Pour juice into popsicle molds and place in freezer until frozen
Q: Does February like March?
A: No, but April May
Q: What season is it best to go on a trampoline?
A: Spring Time
Q: Why didn’t the elephant carry a suitcase on his RV trip?
A: Because he already had a trunk!
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