• Bambi Ross

Bambi's Blog - April 30

Bambi Ross is a local Manor Park resident and former principal at Manor Park Public School. Bambi's Blog features free online activities and resources that are fun for people of all ages!

Good morning! A mix for young and old today. Enjoy! One Direction "Story of My Life" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-TE_Ys4iwM Bird KIng (local band) "I Want To Break Free" https://youtu.be/W79-t4M0SGU  Stevie Wonder "Don't You Worry About A Thing" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zywDiFdxopU  Elle Fitzgerald ‘April in Paris” https://youtu.be/AZxrvslGt5w The Beatles "She's Leaving Home" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaBPY78D88g "Safety Dance" Men Without Hats  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QDKLglE Tears for Fears "Mad World" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1ZvPSpLxCg Indoor physical activities on this rainy day. Complete beginner 10 minute workout https://youtu.be/oEAeMQhFgE8 Kids 10 minute physical activity (grown up’s can do it too!) https://youtu.be/kAXg3cM0UCw United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) has a  website with exercises and other resources https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise They have 10 minute exercise videos, easy exercises, strength and flexibility exercises, and a fitness studio. From this link you can also access the “couch to 5 K program”. Definitely worth a visit if you are interested in beginning to explore exercise opportunities. And of course Nathan with some Old School dance moves https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb_wLPAIqYM&list=RDCMUCZFdkG03mZwKGt1_RJ23vAA&index=2 Exciting news for Snowbird fans!  The Snowbirds are launching a special tour starting this Saturday in Nova Scotia and moving across Canada.   http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/en/article-template-standard.page?doc=canadian-forces-snowbirds-launch-cross-canada-tour/k98frkmr SGN Episode 5 (John Krasinski) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1zIgTwENPg 1933 Eastview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3_Y6zrknMI Explore.Org has some interesting viewing with a variety of live cams. https://explore.org/livecams/zen-den/northern-lights-cam Live Play readings https://www.plaything.ca/ Podcast suggestions https://www.readersdigest.ca/culture/history-podcasts-to-listen-to-right-now/ Can you solve the hat problem? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5vJSNXPEwA 4 hours of Looney Tune classics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OM6xvpzqCUA Sesame Street to the rescue! https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring Lots of great free printable activities for kids https://blog.dixie-design.com/2020/04/23/activity-printable-day-16-dash-maze/  Here is a lovely idea to encourage letter writing with the kids. They provide free printable notes that the children can use to write a letter to a neighbour, friend, relative or perhaps a senior in a local residence!   https://blog.dixie-design.com/2020/03/17/activity-printable-day-1-notes-to-neighbors/ BOKS is a website that streams kids exercise programs and has other resources for kids. I have only previewed an exercise class but the rest of the site might be worth a closer look. https://www.bokskids.ca/boks-at-home/  Painting rocks and hiding in plain sight has become a popular activity around the world. Essentially you paint a rock with pretty colours or motivational phrases and you leave them places where people will find them. Might be a great activity on this rainy day. https://www.prudentpennypincher.com/100-best-painted-rocks/ Finger Weaving https://www.undercoverclassroom.com/finger-weaving/