Open up your heart to IG

Open up your heart to IG

If you have become involved in intergenerational (IG) programming, hurrah! If you haven’t, it is time to open your heart to it. IG programs can warm the hearts of all participants. There are developmental and social reasons for IG programs. Yet, for me the power...
Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales

With the release of the Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods” as Walt Disney movie, fairy tales are a timely topic. From Hans Christian Anderson to the Brothers Grimm to local folklore, there are many tales to share. Depending upon how you share them,...
Intergenerational Alphabet Fun

Intergenerational Alphabet Fun

Most of us grow up learning to sing the alphabet to “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”. When planning a recent intergenerational group on the alphabet, I purposefully avoided the standard and planned for lots of fun. Most of the materials are from The Sounds...
Resources for Awesome Intergenerational Sessions

Resources for Awesome Intergenerational Sessions

In my last post I shared 4 tips for an awesome intergenerational session. Today’s focus is on resources to help you plan your awesome intergenerational sessions. Knowing what others have done can you more confident in what you create. Seeing other ideas can also...
4 Tips for an Awesome Intergenerational Session

4 Tips for an Awesome Intergenerational Session

It is no secret I LOVE leading intergenerational sessions of preschoolers and seniors. They are filled with music, laughter and touching moments. September is designated as Intergenerational Month so YOU have time to plan an AWESOME intergenerational session of your...
Dog Days Celebration

Dog Days Celebration

Our dogs are family members. Both are rescued from the pound. They have impacted our lives in many ways. As we head into the Dog Days of summer, here are some fun facts, songs, movies, and books to help you have a dog day celebration. Fun Facts about Dog Ownership...