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Week of November 18th

Week of November 18th 2019 Oakmont: This week at Oakmont we made Thanksgiving cards for our friends and family. Our Horticulture Club planted Coleus plants. Saturday was the annual Oakmont Thanksgiving Dinner! All the residents enjoyed socializing with their family and friends! Aquatherapy: At the pool, Thesis students from Stanbridge University came to learn about

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Week of November 11th

Week of November 11th 2019 Oakmont: This week at Oakmont we went on an excursion to the Huntington Beach Library. Residents even threw pennies into the wishing well! Aquatherapy: At the pool, we observed swim instructors and their lessons, as well as practice Watsu! Goldenview: Students learned about Plant anatomy and what parts of a

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Week of November 4th

Week of November 4th 2019 Beachside: This week at Beachside we observed the rehab department during group therapy. Oakmont: This week we began a new session of horticulture therapy with the residents. We planted Lobelia flowers in the resident garden. Aquatherapy: At the pool, we filmed a video to show future clients and interns! Goldenview:

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Week of October 28th 2019

Week of October 28th 2019 Beachside: Did not attend this week. Oakmont: At Oakmont this week we brought the residents on an excursion to Laguna Beach. It had beautiful views and the residents really enjoyed it. Aquatherapy: At the pool, we practiced Watsu. We performed the movements Seaweed and Figure 8 and worked on balancing.

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Week of October 21st, 2019

Week of October 21st 2019 Oakmont: This week at Oakmont was very exciting! We painted mini pumpkins with the residents, brainstormed halloween costume ideas and what items were needed for each costume, and prepared for the halloween party this week by decorating centerpieces using pumpkins and leaves. Aquatherapy: At at the pool, we did Watsu

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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

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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

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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

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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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