Kids' tent schedule


Thursday, 2-6pm Hula Hoop Fun with Dana of WonderFlow Hoop Co.

2-3pm: Hula Hoop Instruction

2-5pm: Face Painting

3-5:00pm: Hula Hoop Making Workshop

5-5:30pm: Recycled Instruments

5:30-6pm: Hula Hoop Performance

Friday, 10am-6pm Bugs & Sprouts

10-10:30: Creative Corner- painting, collage, super bubbles

10am-1pm: Face Painting

10:30-11:00am: Botany Scavenger Hunt- Family Nature Walk

11am-12pm: Flower Crowns and Grassheads

12-12:30pm: Kids Yoga with Jennifer of The Feral Yogi

12:30-1:30pm: Bean Sprout Necklaces and Leaf Rubbing Collages

1:30-2:30pm: Dreamcatchers and Prayer Flags

2:30-3:00pm: Bug Hunt- Family Nature Walk

3-4pm: Pollination Party  and Butterfly Stick Puppets

4-5pm: Recycled Instruments and Paper Bag Puppets

5-6pm: Leathercraft Workshop- Make Your Own Bracelet

Saturday, 10am-6pm Michigan Wildlife

10-10:30am: Creative Corner- painting, collage, super bubbles

10:30-11am: Bird Behavior Bingo- Family Nature Walk

11am-12pm: Flower Crowns and Recycled Binoculars

12-3pm: Henna and Facepainting

12:30-1pm: Kids Yoga with Jennifer of The Feral Yogi

1-2pm: Paper Bag Puppets and Dreamcatchers

2-3pm: Amphibian Slime and Reptile clips

3-3:30: Kids Concert with May Erlewine

3:30-4:30: Raptor Mobiles and MI Wildlife: Tracks & Scat ID

4:30-5: Games

5-6pm: Leathercraft Workshop: Key chains or earrings


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Amalia grew up attending festivals as the daughter of a handmade shoe vendor and has worked with kids' tents around the world since 2003. She has a Master of Science in ecological leadership and education, and a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies with minors in marine science and anthropology.

Amalia has facilitated programming with children in 22 countries on five continents, enjoys wildlife and event photography, and recently published her first book: Michigan Wildlife, A Coloring Field Guide. Copies will be available onsite! She founded Nature Explorers International (NEI) with the mission to inspire excitement and curiosity for the environment through art, science, and outdoor experiences. Amalia currently runs summer day camp programs in Benzonia, Michigan, creates jewelry out of repurposed leather scraps, and teaches leathercraft workshops.