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LEL ENGAGE NEWSLETTER VOL 2, ISSUE 15

April 16, 2021 | Community, Engage Newsletter, Events, News

ACTIVITIES WE ENJOYED THIS WEEK

ICEBREAKERS – Randy and Olivia came up with the icebreaker questions this week, which helped us learned about each other’s preferences.

LEARNING AND DISCUSSION ~ This week we focused on being in sync and what that means in friendships and on teams.  We had fun sharing videos that made us laugh, National Big Wind Day, and had fun with National Take a Wild Guess Day!
We learned about the Titanic and took a tour to remember those whose lives were lost-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pywFRpEcZA Synchronize https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD7SBgLvjqY
We also learned the difference between Hard Work versus Talent, and how important it is to work toward your goals https://theglenecho.com/2018/06/07/what-is-more-important-hard-work-or-talent/

FUNNIES ~ Baby Says Mama https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpz9bTUcJBE
Kids Say Funny Things https://youtu.be/PPgqEcV5LIA
I didn’t Poop, I peed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7AwNiWRAw0

KARAOKE ~ I want it that Way https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxilU56kPu0
The Lazy Song – Bruno Mars https://youtu.be/PoHNViflKzg

EXERCISE ~ Yoga with Adriene https://youtu.be/JAOUZR3Jw3E
Find the Gnome https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKHLF-rcqs
5 Minute Mood Booster https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpsDgAADnp8

VIRTUAL GAMES ~ Lunch with Friends had fun with Guess Who? with Jessica and we also played Bingo!
Guess The Movie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJ0dqf56M-s

RECIPES~ Spiral Ham in a Crock Pot https://www.favfamilyrecipes.com/slow-cooker-spiral-ham-maple-brown-sugar/

INCLUSION WITHOUT EXPLANATION!

CHECK OUT this video made by our amazing friends at Carter’s Play Place!  April is Autism Acceptance Month!  https://vimeo.com/531089224

GOOD LIFE ALERT!

Chris living his best life deep sea fishing!! What does your Good Life look like? If you have a story to share with us about living your best life, send to Joe Foster at jfoster@lelhs.com.

Virtual groups for the week of April 19-23, 2021

Monday– Lunch with Friends ~ 11:30am (9:30am New Mexico)  jfoster@lelhs.com

Bingo with Jessica ~ 3:30pm (1:30pm New Mexico) jmannonphillips@lelhs.com

Tuesday– Spanish Club ~ 10:00am (8am New Mexico) jgoeman@lelhs.com Hola! Learn basic Spanish and have some fun with Olga, Jubilee and Danneika.

Sign Language with Brenda and Sarah~11am (9am New Mexico) bbergman@lelhs.com

Dance Fit for All with Tierre ~ 4:30pm (2:30pm New Mexico)  www.cartersplayplace.com/class-registration 

Wednesday– Dance the Day Away with Tammy ~ 11:00am (9am New Mexico) tcopas@lelhs.com
Join Tammy to have some fun while doing “Sweating to the Oldies” with Richard Simmons.

Dollars and Sense ~ 12pm (10am New Mexico)  jfoster@lelhs.com

30 Minutes of YOGA and Health 3pm (1pm New Mexico)  jeaves@lelhs.com

Pictionary~ 3:30pm (1:30pm New Mexico)   jsmith@lelhs.com 

Cup Stacking Club ~ 4:45pm (2:45pm New Mexico)  www.cartersplayplace.com/class-registration 

Thursday– Indy Action Club ~ 10:00am (8am New Mexico) jeaves@lelhs.com

Exploring Grief with Kat ~ 4:30pm (2:30pm New Mexico) jfoster@lelhs.com
This group was initiated by Kat to address grief in a healthy way! It will be co-led by LEL staff.

Friday– Move and Groove ~ 1:00pm (11am New Mexico)  jeaves@lelhs.com

Karaoke Night with Randy ~ 6:30pm (4:30pm New Mexico) jfoster@lelhs.com

If you have any questions regarding LEL’s Engage events or have an idea for a new event, please contact lholleman@lelhs.com.