Lero Irene Finkel

Lero “Irene” (Pond) Finkel, 76, of Crosslake, formerly of Chaska, MN passed away peacefully August 19, 2014 at Golden Horizons Assisted Living. Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Mission of the Cross Lutheran Church in Crosslake with a visitation starting one-hour prior. Interment will follow at Pinewood Cemetery....more

Storytime- Oceans and Water

We are reading: Hooray for Fish! I’m The Biggest Thing in the Ocean! Rub-a-Dub Sub Counting in the Ocean We are singing: “Five Little Ocean Friends” Five little ocean friends on the ocean floor, The starfish walks away and now there are four ....more

Storytime- Camping

We are reading: Into the Outdoors Maisy Goes Camping Scare a Bear Sheep Take a Hike We are singing: “Campfire Hokey Pokey” You put your marshmallow in, you take your marshmallow out You put your marshmallow in, and you shake it all about You do the campfire pokey and you turn yourself about, That’s what it’s all about! (Other verses include hotdog, potato, popcorn, etc.) We are making: Binoculars! Materials: Two toilet paper rolls, construction paper, glue sticks or school glue, scotch tape, string, hole punch Directions: Using a toilet paper tube as your guide, cut out two pieces of paper to wrap around the tube for your child ....more

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