Lincoln Elementary School
Kids in the Kitchen Club Mixes, Measures and Moves PDF Print E-mail

Kids in the Kitchen is a new after school 4-H Clover Kid club teaching members to have kitchen sense and safety while they learn about the major food groups and making healthy choices for their growing bodies. This club meets every Thursday after school

Members have explored the tasty fun of the kitchen when making Breakfast Splits, Bagel Pizzas and Whole Grain Cereal Treats with ISU Eat Smart, Spend Smart healthy recipes. They have learned and practiced correct handwashing and how to measure dry and liquid ingredients. Each week they do some fun exercises together and use the healthy MyPlate to identify food groups.

Washington County Extension and Washington County Hospitals and Clinics are partnering together to bring this club to 32 Stewart Elementary 1st-2nd grade students. The Kids in the Kitchen curriculum is a product of Iowa 4-H.

The Washington County Extension Office hopes to expand this club in future years, please contact them if interested in sponsoring or volunteering or with any questions about this Healthy Living Club or how to get involved with other youth activities as a member or volunteer.

 

 

February 1 Kids in the Kitchen practiced measuring both dry and liquid ingredients and how to find the correct measurements on cups and spoons. They talked about the importance of following recipes measurements and consequences of not.

 
Camp Invention PDF Print E-mail

Our winner for the FREE week of Camp Invention went to Layla K! Congrats!

This week of hands on learning will be at Lincoln Elementary June 4-8 from 9AM-3PM for kids that will enter grades K-6 next school year. Kids will: design futuristic smart homes, take apart and train robotic dogs, explore future modes of transportation, investigate magnetic slime, and MUCH more. Sign your child up at www.campinvention.org and use code IDEAS25 to get $25 off.

 
Camp Invention PDF Print E-mail

Camp Invention will be coming to Lincoln Elementary in Washington, IA for the 8th year the week of June 4-8 from 9AM - 3PM. Kids that will enter K-6 next school year can register for a week of hands-on learning and fun. This year kids will explore self-driving cars, design future smart homes, and build and personalize robotic dogs to bring home! Some scholarships are available but for now, who wants to send their child *FREE* to Camp Invention? Email me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and let me know if you want entered for a free week! I will draw a name on Friday, Jan.26! To register your child go to www.campinvention.org and use PROMO code IDEAS25 to get $25 off. Contact me with questions!

Last Updated on Monday, January 22 2018 08:32
 
WASHINGTON COUNTY STEM FESTIVAL PDF Print E-mail

Thursday, November 30 4 to 7 p.m.

Join us for the Washington County STEM Festival hosted by Kirkwood Washington County Regional Center.

Organized like a county fair, visitors stroll from activity to activity at their leisure. This awe-inspiring event, geared toward K–8 students and their families, features compelling educational and entertaining activities, performances and exhibits to boost student interest in STEM:

Science – Technology – Engineering – Math.

New this year - “Absolute Science” - a traveling science experiment for students of all ages. Watch and take part in awesome experiments while learning the science behind the “wow”! Show times at 5 and 6 p.m.

Register today for this free event!

www.kirkwood.edu/stemfestival

Last Updated on Wednesday, November 15 2017 14:58
 
Girls on the Run Program PDF Print E-mail

Twenty girls in 3rd – 5th grades participated in a new program in Washington this Fall called Girls on the Run. Janet Conrad headed up the program, along with 3 other coaches and a few volunteers.

 

 

At Girls on the Run, we inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Over a 10-week period girls explored and discussed their own beliefs around experiences and challenges girls face at this age and developed strategies and skills to help them navigate life experiences. Through it, they also made new friends, built their confidence and celebrated all that makes them unique. Physical activity is woven into the program to inspire an appreciation of fitness and to build habits that lead to a lifetime of health.  The girls participated in a Girls on the Run 5k event on November 11 in Iowa City.  This celebratory, non-competitive event is the culminating experience of the curriculum. Crossing the finish line is a defining moment when the girls realize that even the seemingly impossible IS possible.

 

Practices are led by volunteer, trained coaches, who have all successfully completed a background check.

Be watching next Fall for your your 3rd- 5th grade girl to be part of this amazing program!

 

 
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