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Fireworks and Activities for Philanthropy

November 26 - 30

Workshop Activities

1. Craft – Decorative Candles

2. Key Points - Philanthropists

3. Collaborative – Assist Animals

4. Writing – Point of View

5. Math/Logic - Forfeits

6. Genius Principle – Help the Poor

7. Big Activity – Project Linus

8. Movement - Two-Man Carry Relay

Minecraft Activities

  1. Inventions to help handicapped people

  2. Build housing for homeless

  3. Plant trees & recycle

  4. Build challenge: Invent something to help others

Upcoming Events

  • Weekly teen hangouts in Santa Ana:

  • Disneyland meetup: December 5 - Holidays

  • Field trips – Note: some trips have limited space – register now!!

  • 11/28 Prosthetics Tour in Temecula

  • 12/12 Christmas Tree Farm in Redlands

  • 10/24 Celebration: Christmas With the Scrooge:


Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.

  • Join a service project in your area:

  • Secretly do someone else's household chore.

  • Smile at three random people today.

  • Make a plate of treats and secretly place it on a neighbor's porch. Ring the doorbell and run away!

  • Write letters to your teachers and secretly leave it for them.

  • Prepare a meal for your family.

  • Read to a younger sibling.

  • Go an entire day without complaining – can you do it?

  • Charles Dickens was a philanthropist. What did he do to help others? Write about it.

  • Play some dice games:

  • Three or More:

  • Ten Down:

  • Stuck in the Mud:

  • Run for It:

  • Going to Boston:

  • Beat That:

  • Mountain:

  • Write and send letters to soldiers:

  • Learn about the ten wealthiest people in the world. How much do they donate to charities? What percentage of their money do they donate?

  • Design a prosthetic leg or hand.

  • Make cards for a nursing home.

  • Surprise Cards - Make cards and drawings with happy messages. Use card stock or index cards. Embellish with stickers, markers, etc. Place the cards in places that will bring some cheer to others: on windshields of places that often have people in need of a little cheer, in a magazine in a doctor’s office, etc.

  • Make dipped candles:

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