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Gardening at Golden View 10/3/19

10/3/19  This week at Goldenview we focused on plant anatomy! Goldenview students learned about the “tops” and “bottoms” of different plants. The activities of the day included a fun flower anatomy worksheet where the students labeled the petals, leafs, and stem of the flower. The second activity the students practiced measuring different plants using a

By |2019-10-09T18:21:48-07:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gardening at Beachside, Golden View and Oakmont 9/9-9/13

9/9/19-9/13/19  This week was a pretty busy week at Beachside, Goldenview and our first visit for gardening at Oakmont. At Beachside, we continued to work with the residents on prior activities such as puzzles and painting. We created an outline of activities for the duration of Theresa and I’s fieldwork for the residents to participate

By |2019-10-09T18:19:46-07:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Huntington Beach Public Library and Beachside 9/1-9/7

9/1/19-9/7/19  This week Life’s Toolbox Interns participated at Huntington Beach’s Public Library adult coloring event as well as attended our first day at Beachside. It was our first time at the adult coloring event and we both really enjoyed it. The event host provided a sign up sheet, cookies, tea, coloring books, markers and colored

By |2019-10-09T18:15:30-07:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

04/27/19 TASK

04/27/19 TASK Last weekend, Life’s Toolbox had a great day full of fun at Tewinkle Park in Costa Mesa. There, Life’s Toolbox had the opportunity to set up a booth TASK, which is a family fun day and resource fair for individuals with disabilities, as well as their families. During the TASK event, Life’s Toolbox

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04/29-05/03 Golden View

04/29-05/03 Golden View  This week at Golden View big changes were completed at the garden! The planters will be labeled so that students, family, and faculty can navigate easily through the garden. In planter 3 we covered the weeds with plastic and resurfaced it with our new mulch (which has the fragrance of a eucalyptus

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04/22-04/26 Golden View

This week at Golden View, mentors continued to focus our theme on life skills in the garden. The particular life skill we focused on this week was responsibility. Classes completed a number of activities including garden crafts, soil sifting, pulling weeds, and mulching. The students have been working so hard with mulching, our new mulch

By |2019-04-27T17:27:44-07:00April 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 04/22-04/26 Golden View

TASK’s 2nd Annual FREE Family Fun Day and Resource Fair

Dear Family Day Exhibitors and Sponsors: Thank you for supporting and participating in TASK's 2nd Annual FREE Family Fun Day and Resource Fair, which takes place on Sat., April 27th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa.  As you know, this day is geared towards people with disabilities and their

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Golden View week of 4/8-4/9

This week at Golden View, mentors taught the students the meaning of life skills. One particular life skill we focused on this week was patience. Many students were paired up and did great working together. We loved to see their patience and positive teamwork throughout the garden and hear the students reflect on how they

By |2019-04-14T13:20:24-07:00April 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Golden View week of 4/8-4/9

Golden View 3/18-3/22

03/18-03/22 Golden View Summary  This week at Golden View, the students worked on preparation and organization. Throughout the garden, we prepared the planters for more vegetables by adding compost and mulch. The planters are looking great and they’re just about ready to go! Students also worked on adding stepping stones within the garden planters in

By |2019-03-24T08:56:25-07:00March 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Golden View 3/18-3/22

Huntington Beach Library Adult Coloring; 3/06

03/06/19 - Huntington Beach Library Adult Coloring (AM) After an eventful week, interns at Life’s Toolbox participated in an adult coloring night held by Huntington Beach Library. The hosts of the event were welcoming and encouraged you to try and any design available. Coloring intricate designs was a simple, yet therapeutic activity that allowed us

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