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Solar Eclipse

Chris D, parent to Claire and Grace, came to TLC ELC to teach us about the Solar Eclipse.  He also brought special protective glasses so that we could view the eclipse.  It was a great experience for us all!  

DuckTail Apple Investigation

The DuckTail class investigated many different colors, sizes and shapes of apples.  Some were whole apples, others were slices, some cut in half.  The DuckTails used magnifying glasses to look at the inside and outside of the apples, counted the …
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Penguin Water Bead Sensory Fun

Penguin Water Bead Sensory Fun

The Penguins had fun playing with water beads.  They scooped them, dumped them, held them,squished them, stood in them…a great sensory activity for these little ones!  

Bouncy Ball Art

Bouncy Ball Art

The Penguin class used bouncy balls dipped in paint to create masterpieces.  They had fun standing on the table and watching the balls bounce and splatter paint on the paper (and the floor).

DuckTails visit with Ducks at Lake Harriet

DuckTails visit with Ducks at Lake Harriet

The DuckTail class took a field trip to Lake Harriet this summer.  We swam at the beach, visited with a family of ducks, played at the park, ate a picnic lunch and took a trolley ride.  It was a great …
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Aardvark, Chipmunk and Penguin Field Trip to Starring Park

Aardvark, Chipmunk and Penguin Field Trip to Starring Park

The Aardvarks, Chipmunks and Penguins took a field trip to Starring Park in Eden Prairie.  After playing at the park, they went to ‘Kids Dance with DJ Howard’ .  The kids had a great time dancing to the music!

DuckTail Field Trip to Model Railroad Museum

DuckTail Field Trip to Model Railroad Museum

The DuckTail class took a field trip to the Twin Cities Model Railroad Museum.  The museum offers lots of hands-on operating toy train layouts for the kids to try out.  The favorite display was the amusement park.  The kids loved conducting the train, controlling …
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VBS: Crafts

VBS: Crafts

Tournament Crafts was a favorite for many kids during VBS.  Crafts included sand art, a jeweled crown, a necklace and more. 

VBS: Games

VBS: Games

Tournament Games was a fortress full of energy, excitement, and a little bit of silliness. Led by Pastor Ed and Pastor Arthur, kids launched bean bags with a catapult,  used stilts to cross a moat, built a fortress and more!

VBS: Bible Challenge

VBS: Bible Challenge

In addition to Stronghold Storytellers , children also spent time in the Victory Village Bible Challenge room.  In this room, children learned a new bible verse each day and also did a science experiment.