Virtual Job Fair
The Cambridge Community Activities Program is holding a virtual job fair, instead of an in-person one, on April 8. People can sign up for a virtual interview time on a Google form found on the Cambridge CAP Facebook page.
Cool Beans Club
Sarah Krajewski, the art teacher at Cambridge Elementary School, is posting daily tutorials for all kinds of art-related projects for students and families. Some projects include shadow art, a color wheel scavenger hunt, shape creatures and more. To access her tutorials, follow artroomglitterfairy on Instagram, or watch on Youtube.
Holly Dow, the music teacher at Cambridge Elementary School, is regularly posting music activities, mindfulness, sing-alongs and read-alouds on her Youtube channel. To access these videos, search for Holly Dow on Youtube.
Anew Vintage Dream in Cambridge is holding a daily photo scavenger hunt on social media. Each day has a new theme, and anyone can post or enter photos they’ve taken or drawn. More information is on the Anew Vintage Dream Facebook page.
The Cambridge Community Activities Program is holding a Cake Wars challenge from April 4-10. Participants can submit photos of cakes they’ve baked for judging by the CAP leadership team. Age groups are 3 and under, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 and 13 and over. Submissions should be posted to the Cambridge CAP Facebook Page, and winners will be announced April 11.
Live story time
Carrie Ammerman is hosting live story times on Facebook every Friday at 10 a.m. Ammerman usually reads at the Deerfield Coffeehouse, and started posting videos of her story times.Stories and songs
Jane Holland, of Holland’s Hearts and Hands Preschool, posts story time videos, songs and circle time for youngsters. To watch her videos, find Hollands Hearts and Hands Preschool on Facebook.
Read and create
CAP C.A.R.E. is posting live read-alouds, dance tutorials, songs, crafts and other entertainment online for children. Staff is sharing videos to the CAP C.A.R.E. Facebook Page. Videos are appropriate for a variety of age-groups.
Sofa story time
Patty Hoggatt, the children and youth service librarian from the Cambridge Community Library, will read a story from her sofa once a week during April. Story times will be posted to the library Facebook page once a week on Wednesday. Each week will focus on a different letter in the word ‘April.’
The Deerfield School District is hosting nightly story times for families on their Facebook Page, Deerfield Community Schools. Each night Deerfield teachers are reading a book on video.
Cambridge Jazzercize is sharing Jazzercize videos on its Facebook Page multiple times a week, so people can do Jazzercize from home. They are sharing tutorials from a social media page from Jazzercize on Demand. To access these videos, find Cambridge Jazzercize on Facebook.
Mindful Schools is offering free mindfulness classes for children online every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at noon. It includes mindfulness activities, movement, read-alouds and more. People can sign up at www.mindfulschools.org.
The Cambridge News and Deerfield Independent is compiling a list of online activities, resources and events happening in our communities. If there’s an activity we should know about, feel free to send it to us at email@example.com.