The Huntington County Purdue Extension Office, in conjunction with the Huntington Library, will hold two Block Play sessions for pre-K children ages 3-6 years old. Taking place Thursday, November 19th at 1pm and Friday, November 20th at 10am in Huntington, the sessions will begin with a story time for the children while the parents learn about the brain and developmental benefits playing with blocks provides. Karen Hinshaw, The Huntington County Purdue Extension Office Director, will inform the parents on how early block play provides aptitude and achievement improvements, impulse control, increased vocabulary, and more. After the story and information sessions, parents and children will come together for block play time, where there will be various stations with different block types to enjoy.
Teens can make their own gingerbread house during the Huntington Library’s Make a Gingerbread House program Tuesday, November 17th at 6pm. Christy Thomson will explain the ins and outs of assembling a gingerbread house, including decorating tips. Each participant will decorate and take home their own gingerbread house; due to limited supplies, this program is limited to the first 15 teens to sign up. To add your name to the program list, call the Youth Services desk at 260-356-2900.