WB Projects & Activities
Your favorite Willowbrook staffers have joined us to create some fun videos to share the camp spirit while we're apart. From storytelling to silly songs, we have something fun for the whole family. Check out the options below!
Storytime with Squiggles: No Mirrors in My Nana's House
Join Laurie and Squiggles for a story! Today, they're reading "No Mirrors in my Nana's House," by Ysaye Maria Barnwell.
Storytime with Squiggles: Stone Soup
Join Laurie and Squiggles for a story! Today, they're reading "Stone Soup" by Tony Ross.
Storyteller Norm: The Talkative Turtle
Village Storyteller Norm performs "The Talkative Turtle."
Squiggles' Question & Answer Time
Ever wonder where Squiggles the puppet lives when she's not at Willowbrook? Hear her answer to this question and more in our first Q&A video!
Storyteller Norm: The Man Who Ate Fish
Village Storyteller Norm tells a traditional Iroquois story.
Storytime with Squiggles: The Very Grouchy Ladybug
Join Laurie and Squiggles for a story! This week, they're reading The Very Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle.
Storytime with Squiggles: Click, Clack, Moo
Join Laurie and Squiggles for a story! This week, they're reading Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin.
Storytime with Squiggles: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Join Laurie and Squiggles for a story! This week, they're reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Best for Villagers.
Storyteller Norm: Pig and Bear in Big Business
Norm tells a traditional folktale from the Czech Republic.
Arts & Crafts
Matisse Inspired Paper Vase Project
Learn how to create a beautiful paper vase inspired by the art of Henri Matisse. Best for ages 8 and up.
Raised Salt Paintings
Follow along with Hannah to make colorful, 3-D artworks out of salt, glue, and watercolor paints. Best for ages 5 and up.
Origami Critter Bookmarks
Learn how to fold fun and functional critter bookmarks with Stephanie. Best for ages 8 and up.
Piet Mondrian Collage Project
Follow along with Stephanie to make a Piet Mondrian inspired work of art out of craft paper! Best for ages 8 and up.
How to Fold a Paper Crane
Learn how to fold a traditional origami crane! Best for ages 8+
Artisan Crafts: No-Sew T-Shirt to Tote Bag
Learn how to upcycle an old t-shirt into a fun and functional tote bag. Best for campers ages 8 and up with adult supervision.
Village Crafts: Coffee Filter Jellyfish
Create a colorful jellyfish using coffee filters, washable markers, paper & string. Best for campers ages 5 to 7 with adult supervision.
Artisan Crafts: Faux Stained Glass Relief Sculptures
Learn how to turn foil and string into a faux stained glass masterpiece! This project is best for ages 8 and up with adult supervision.
Village Crafts: Very Hungry Caterpillar Collage
Learn how to make your very own Very Hungry Caterpillar collage! Best for ages 5 to 7 with adult supervision.
Folk Dance with Janet: Mayim Mayim
Janet teaches us the traditional Israeli folk dance "Mayim Mayim."
Folk Dance with Janet: La Raspa
Janet teaches us the traditional Mexian folk dance "La Raspa", also known as the Mexican Hat Dance.
Folk Dance with Janet: Zemer Atik
Janet teaches us the traditional Israeli folk dance "Zemer Atik."
Folk Dance with Janet: Pata Pata
Janet teaches us the moves to a Willowbrook favorite tradition, "Pata Pata" by Miriam Makeba!
Folk Dance with Janet: Les Saluts
Janet teaches us the traditional French folk dance "Les Saluts", fondly known at Willowbrook as the "Popsicle dance."
Folk Dance with Maegan: The Chicken Dance
Willowbrook camper Maegan and her dad perform a camp favorite - "The Chicken Dance"!
Music & Songs
Norm sings "There Was A..." Song
Village Storyteller Norm performs an original song he wrote for his kindergarten class. Aimed at our Village campers.
Norm sings "Alice the Camel"
Village Storyteller Norm performs a favorite singalong song, Alice the Camel. Aimed at our Village campers.