Hosted by Trinidad, Scotia, and Redwood Coast Montessori schools, plus the Pathmakers Program
“Joie loves her binoculars she has been checking things out with them. 🙂 Joie also really liked the lights and batteries. We loved the stars and all worked on them together.”
Register by Nov. 9 to request a supply sack containing many of the supplies needed for this event!
*Supply sacks can be requested when registering for the event.
For the 2020-2021 school year, all Family Maker Nights will be held via Zoom. Each one will feature one or more hosts and a variety of activities designed so that you can follow along and do them at home. Videos of the activities will also be archived so you can watch them and do the activities later if you want.
We would love to be able to share your creations with others. Please submit your photos and we’ll post them here!
Please let us know who attended the event and how we did, and how we might be able to make it better next go-around.
5:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Tanya Trump, HCOE Family Maker Night Coordinator
Please watch the three videos at the top of this page independently before we begin at 5:30 p.m.
5:30 – 5:50 p.m.
Merry Kate Lowry, HCOE Pathmakers
This presentation will share beautiful images of local Native foods from the ocean and rivers, traditional ecological knowledge, the Native technology/engineering, and current events from a Yurok biologist.
Directed drawing of salmon and sturgeon, including tribal sturgeon/back design
An assortment of art supplies
5:50 – 6:15 p.m.
Rachel Dilthey and Stephanie Strasser, Trinidad School with Special Guest Leisyka Parrott, Educational Outreach for Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Craft your homemade, unique binoculars from recycled materials. Get artistic! Find and Identify birds in your backyard using your binoculars to focus on bird behavior.
* = found in the supply sack
6:15 – 6:40 p.m.
Michelle Dobrowolski & Bryan Little, Redwood Coast Montessori
Learn about positive and negative charges on a battery while you create a fun, holiday turkey to light up your home. A little bit of craft, a little bit of science.
Build a light up turkey
* = Found in supply sack. Pre-register by Nov. 9 to request a supply sack.
6:40 – 7:00 p.m.
Mark McCuen, Scotia School
Learn how to repurpose old paper into new, trendy jewelry! We will cut paper into strips and practice folding and curling them in different ways to make paper beads.
Make two different styles of paper beads. Option to create a bracelet or necklace.
* = found in the supply sack. Pre-register by Nov. 9 to receive a supply sack.