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Greentrike Volunteer Spotlight: Claudia, Emily, and Yvonne

Every day Greentrike volunteers dedicate their time, talents, and energy to help us provide high-quality, enriching programming for children and youth in Pierce County. Our volunteers help us honor children and youth, champion play, and make an impact in our community, and we want to say THANK YOU! Check [...]

By |January 26th, 2022|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

10 Family-Friendly Pierce County Events This Winter

While wintertime lends itself to staying home and getting cozy, there are also lots of opportunities to explore, play, create, and learn! From musicals and celebratory events to craft kits and sledding trips, this list has something for everyone. Check out these events around Pierce County to shake up [...]

By |January 18th, 2022|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

8 Playful Activities to Bring Wintertime Indoors

Incorporating the time of year into activities with children gives them artistic ways to explore the world as it is around them! Try one of our wintertime activities to combine the snowy joy of winter with the coziness of staying at home. Snow Paint [...]

By |December 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on 8 Playful Activities to Bring Wintertime Indoors

8 Children’s Books Celebrating Peace and Hope

The holiday season always seems to go by in a flash as merriment, get-togethers, gifts, and food take center stage and the words "holiday spirit" enter every conversation. While holiday spirit is about excitement and anticipation, it's about more than that when we look beyond ourselves. The holidays are also [...]

By |December 7th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on 8 Children’s Books Celebrating Peace and Hope

A Brief History of Giving Tuesday

Around this time of the year, mentions of Giving Tuesday float in the air like the scent of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving. You may find yourself wondering, what and when is this day of generosity? Let’s take a brief walk through history to learn how this holiday started and [...]

By |November 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on A Brief History of Giving Tuesday

Military Family Month at the Children’s Museum at JBLM

November is Military Family Month, a time to recognize the sacrifices and contributions military families make every day. Since opening the Children's Museum at JBLM six months ago, we've met so many amazing on-base families and want to reflect on the time (and fun) we've had together so far. [...]

By |November 16th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Military Family Month at the Children’s Museum at JBLM

The Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Childhood Learning

What is the Reggio Emilia approach? Reggio Emilia is a town in northern Italy where community members and former educators came together in the wake of World War II to redesign early childhood education. Reflecting on the hopes they had for their children, this group of community leaders [...]

By |November 9th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on The Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Childhood Learning

Kids News November

Welcome to Greentrike’s monthly, kid-oriented newsletter!  Kids News is a place where caregivers and children can learn together in a way that’s interesting and understandable for everyone. Each month we’ll talk about holidays and other special events, share playful facts and trivia, keep you in the loop on upcoming [...]

By |November 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Kids News November

Best Places to see Fall Colors in Pierce County

Washington state does autumn like nowhere else on earth! Home to dozens of tree species, entire forests are painted vibrant hues of red, yellow, and orange as the season changes and the weather cools. To help you and your family take in the fall colors before the weather gets [...]

By |October 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Best Places to see Fall Colors in Pierce County

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