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Twin Cities Virtual Fantastic Friends (Ages 18+)

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Fantastic Friends is a fun program to facilitate social interactions between adults with Down syndrome, their peers and the community. Friends and siblings 18+ are welcome to join!

For Thursday, April 15th’s Fantastic Friends,
join our volunteer program leader, Lillian, for a day of Self-Care.

Lesson:

1. Share self-care worksheet – we can share ideas with each other. Worksheet is: HERE
2. Share favorite fidgets or a comfort toy – show and tell. Explain how this comforts us.

3. Oobleck stress ball 

  • Adults may need a helper for this.
  • We will be using Owen’s video for making the stress balls: HERE

Materials Needed:
Stress ball supplies:

  • 1 cup corn starch
  • About ½ cup of water
  • Funnel or an empty bottle of water (16.9 fl oz plastic bottle)
    • Scissors to cut water bottle if funnel isn’t available
    • Additional cup (drinking cup, not measuring cup) if using funnel
  • Balloon
  • Towels (for mess)

Self Care worksheet:

  • Filled out self-care worksheet: HERE
  • (Optional) crayons or color pencils to color it

Fidgets or toys for comfort, to share for show and tell.

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Date:
April 15
Time:
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Cost:
Free
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