Fall is here and KCP classes have been busy learning all things fall related through songs, art, activities and even pumpkin farm visits. If you would like to do a little pumpkin learning at home, give this recipe a try.
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
You can be creative with your seasoning – other suggestions are cayenne pepper, sugar and cinnamon, powdered taco seasoning, garlic salt, cheese popcorn seasoning, soy sauce, curry powder.
KCP Families Raised $2880!
Thank you everyone for such a strong turnout. We were blessed with a beautiful cloudy fall morning and it was so wonderful to see the happy faces with their extended families. We would like to especially thank parents who donated the yummy snacks that were provided to keep the young ones fueled up after their walks.
Serenity Gray, our Fundraiser, has calculated the donations. We raised $2430 plus $450 in company matching dollars, equaling a total of $2880. Angie Visser (Group II) won the Get Out of A Weekend Cleaning Reward for highest individual donation. Congrats Vesser family! And, drum roll please...Group II won the popsicle party with $1020 in donations! Serenity will co-ordinate with Teacher Doreen to plan the celebration.
When you make a purchase through the Amazon Smile website, 0.5% of your eligible purchase is donated to KCP. Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ch/910728533 to register. Goods and prices will be the same as their regular website or mobile apps, but using smile.amazon.com is the only way your purchases earn KCP free money. Please note that KCP is listed as Kirkland Parents Cooperative Preschool Group Inc. Then shop away! Thank you!
Fred Meyer is donating up to $2.6 million per year - up to $650,000 each quarter - to the local schools, community organizations and nonprofits of your choice. All you have to do is link your Rewards Card and scan it every time you shop at Fred Meyer.
Here is how the program works:
As school begins, consider these six ways to maximize your experience:
Parenting Education at KCP is one of those places where, "The more you give, the more you get." Fully participate and you and your classmates (fellow parents) will get a lot out of the experience. Be a part of making this a rich experience for all. Here are six ways to maximize your experience:
On May 9, Menchies in Houghton Plaza was full of KCP families enjoying frozen yogurt and friendly company. Twenty percent of all proceeds were given to KCP. Thank you, Menchies and KCP families!
Many thanks to KCP families who participated in the Pantry Packs food drive by donating food, sorting food and prepping food for delivery. KCP is proud to continue the annual tradition of supporting the Pantry Packs program.
Pantry Packs powered by the Lake Washington Schools Foundation provides weekend packs of food for more than 850 LWSD students each week who are identified as being "food insecure." If your child is unfamiliar with this topic, a video clip created by Sesame Street called Growing Hope Against Hunger may be helpful.
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