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At Home with Maplewood

MISSING MAPLEWOOD?

Let us bring a little bit of Maplewood to you!  Nothing can compare to all the fun activities and classes that we offer, and the face to face interactions with our families.   Here are some ways to bring Maplewood into your home.

Check-in regularly for more content to share with the whole family.  

What's Lee been up to? Watch

Lee never ceases to amaze us with his energy and Maplewood antics.

Lee is not the only one digging for gold.


Lee decided to take advantage of the Lake on a sunny day.


Lee having some family time at Maplewood.


Lee stopped by Maplewood Village to do some shopping:


Lee gets ready to...


Lee cruising the Village.


Lee taking a study break with Tovah.


Miss Debbie decided to join it!


Parent / Child Resources

Sesame Street teams up with CNN for the "ABC's of Covid-10" Hosted by CNN Chief Medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN anchor Erica Hill alongside Big Bird,

The 90-minute special will provide information and tools for families, and answer both kids' and parents' questions about the pandemic. In addition to Big Bird, it will also feature other furry friends like Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Rosita, and Grover, as well as Sesame Street's Alan Muraoka and Sesame Workshop's senior vice president for curriculum and content, Dr. Rosemarie Truglio.

Sesame Street and CNN - ABC's of Covid-19

Staff messages

We will be posting messages from our Staff.





Let's get Crafty!

Looking for some fun activities for your kiddos?  Check these out.

Clever ideas to repurpose your rolls

Kids Crafts-Mother's Day gifts

Mega Block Ice Painting

Salt Art

Mail a Hug

Raised Salt Painting 

Kindness Rocks - "Kindness is free Sprinkle that Stuff EVERYWHERE"
Pick a Rock
Paint a Rock
Share your creations and positive messages with us.


Smiles in Quarantine

"SMILES IN QUARANTINE" poems, written by Corey Shore.

We are living in a time that can be scary, and yet across the world, we see art bringing people together and bringing people peace.  Presenting Smiles in Quarantine, a series of poems to brighten your day, even if only for a moment.   

Click here to read the entire series.

Miss Barbara's play dough recipe.

Everyone loves Miss Barbara's play dough! She is sharing her special recipe for all her friends to enjoy at home!

Miss Barbara's Cooked Play Dough
1 cup flour
1/4 cup salt
2 Tablespoons cream of tartar
1 cup of water
2 tablespoons oil
food coloring as desired

Combine ingredients in a pan. Cook over low heat stirring constantly until the desired consistency. (about 5 minutes). Just when you see it is not "wet or sticky" and tends to hold its shape - it should be done. 

Let the dough cool to touch before use... Parents, please knead the dough to be sure it's cooled enough throughout. No need to wait until totally cool, you will miss a nice feeling of warm dough that is almost therapeutic!

Inspiration