Free Literacy Scavenger Hunt For Families

Sep 13, 2021 | Events in Florence

Have you ever wanted to search downtown for images to create a haiku using found objects, or had the urge to develop the title of your memoir from words found in store windows? This is for you!

Free Literacy Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Northampton

Come nerd out with us! It’s going to be a Nice Tuesday in Northampton.
 
When: September 21st, 2021 
 
Where: Downtown Northampton, Massachusetts (start outside CLINIC: Alternative Medicines by CVS)
Time: 10 am – 6:00 pm
 
Items Needed: Walking shoes, something to write with or a camera to take photos, a downloadable or physical scavenger hunt card (QR code and cards will be available at a table outside of CLINIC Alternative Medicine), a fun-loving attitude! We also have printable and downloadable scavenger hunts: this is the Alphabet Scavenger Hunt, this is the Phonics and Grammar Scavenger Hunt, and this is the Literacy Scavenger Hunt. Need help? Here’s a crash course (cheat sheet) on phonics and grammar!
 
Who: Toddlers through grown-ups who love literacy (or who want to engage in good ole’ family fun and some COVID-safe outdoor exercise!)
 
 
The details: Pop on your walking shoes, head downtown to grab one of 3 scavenger hunts outside of CLINIC Alternative Medicine. Come join us for some fun with literacy!
 
The teachers of The Community Classroom tutoring have created 3 literacy scavenger hunts for the community, all with the goal of having fun with literacy (and getting people out and about downtown for a Nice Tuesday!).
 
For the younger set, we have an Alphabet Scavenger Hunt. For older kids and grown-ups, we have a
Phonics + Grammar Scavenger Hunt and a Literacy Scavenger Hunt.
 
We have prizes for participants, including 30 gift cards for Joe’s Cafe and 30 gift cards for A 2 Z Science and Learning Toy Center (generously donated). And don’t worry, grown-ups. We’ll have crash course handouts (cheat sheets!) to help you out.
 
#NiceTuesdaysNorthampton are hosted by the Community Engagement Committee of the Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce (GNCC) to generatesupport for small businesses and nonprofit organizations in Northampton and Florence through community-building activities. The Community Classroom is excited to sponsor this literary Nice Tuesday!
 
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