Hand in Hand’s Big Sisters and Brothers Program held our Holiday Party this Saturday, December 19! The kids made fortune cookie holiday ornaments and pipe cleaner candy canes, decorated holiday cards for children in the hospital, drank hot chocolate, and roasted marshmallows to make s’mores! Yummy! The holiday season is about being thankful for what… Continue reading Holiday Party!
The Kung Fu Panda event was so much fun! We started off with a Kung Fu demonstration by Master Yang’s Tai Chi Kung Fu Academy. They performed a very cool Kung Fu sword routine. Then Mr. Wang’s Kung Fu Academy performed some very cool Kung Fu routines as well. Afterwards, everyone settled in for the… Continue reading Kung Fu Panda Event
Our Autumn Moon event was a wonderful evening for everyone! We had over 100 people attend! The kids painted lanterns, wrote calligraphy, and did crafts. Dinner was very delicious, and everyone got to taste moon cake, a tradition of the Autumn Moon Festival. After dinner, the Hand in Hand language class students put on a… Continue reading Autumn Moon Festival
It was rainy outside, but inside, we were warm and dry, enjoying an afternoon of Chinese music and art. The afternoon consisted of musical and dance performances by Chinese teens who showcased a variety of traditional Chinese instruments such as Erhu, Guzheng, and Dizi, while the talented big sisters performed two Chinese folk dances. The… Continue reading Big Sister Art & Music Day
Our first Big Sister event of the year was a Pool Party at the Medlock Bridge pool and clubhouse. Everyone had lots of fun swimming, playing, hanging out with their Big Sisters, and meeting our new Little Sisters! In addition to splashing about in the pool and cruising down the water slide, everyone loved the… Continue reading Big Sister Pool Party
It started raining on Saturday when we were supposed to have our end of the year picnic for the Big Sister Program. We were all a little scared that the rain would prevent us from having fun and keep us under the pavilion the entire afternoon. But somehow, Mother Nature was on our side, and… Continue reading Big Sister Picnic
Saturday’s event was lots of fun! It was wet and rainy outside, but inside, we drank nice hot tea and had a blast! The girls came in and immediately started looking for their big sisters. We started off with some paper folding and crafts. After everyone arrived, we started the calligraphy. The kids learned how… Continue reading Calligraphy & Tea Party
Saturday’s event was lots of fun! Everyone came dressed in their PJs to watch Mulan. With food, blankets and lots of fun, we learned about courage, perseverance and staying true to yourself. The girls even got their hair done by their big sisters! More photos from the event can be found at our Picasa Gallery.
Thanks for coming out to our first Big Sister Event this Saturday! We all had so much fun and we hope the kids did too! The kids met their big sisters and brothers at our first event. Everyone got to learn how to make dumplings, a Chinese New Year tradition. Other fun activities included a… Continue reading Chinese New Year Dumpling Party