Family Night gets crafty
By Marisa Kohn
REED CITY — More than 30 people volunteered their time at Norman Elementary in Reed City during Family Night.
Spectrum Health volunteers helped students make get well cards for their patients. The Intermediate School District had some Culinary Arts students teaching napkin art, and the children had fun making trail mix while learning to measure their own ingredients.
Reed City High School, had volunteers from the Leadership class who helped keep everything running smoothly. The monthly Family Nights wouldn’t be possible without their help, says Vicky Bowman, the Family Night coordinator.
After a nice meal of Chinese food, the students head into the gym for some Arts and Crafts. There were many different booths set up with crafts from necklace making to putting together a puzzle. Some children went to the music room to play Music and Movement style Bingo.
At the end of the night, the community waited patiently to hear their name called for the winning of a prize. Prizes were made possible by the donations from Edward Jones Investments, Vic’s Grocery, Pompeii’s, and Head to Toe salon.
Before leaving the night, along with a bag of newly made crafts and sticky fingers, each child got to pick out a book to take home with them.
Five students were chosen in a drawing and won art gift boxes, now they can get sticky at home as well.