Category Archives: Henry’s Blog

Chances are you’ve probably heard of Earth Day. The annual celebration of Mother Earth, which is observed on April 22nd, aims to focus our attention on all things green. For the last several years we at Henry Bear’s Park have … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Take a deep breath. Ahh, can you smell it? Spring is almost here! But if when you breathed in you were left feeling wheezy rather than refreshed you may also be reminded of this: spring cleaning is also around the … Continue reading

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Beating the Winter Blues!

Let us be the first to state the obvious: it has been a really, really cold winter so far. Normally winter activities involve sledding, ice skating, hitting the slopes, or maybe even sitting in a little cabin on top of … Continue reading

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Creating Community

For the last 8 years we have been offering local organizations the opportunity to raise money for their causes and raise holiday spirits! Each year, starting in late November, volunteers set up a table at one of our three locations … Continue reading

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Special Baby Gifts for the Holidays

Nothing is as exciting as the birth of a baby. What is it about new life that brings out the best in people – gifts, meals, offers of help? As much as this showering of love is appreciated by parents … Continue reading

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Grimm’s Tales

Every now and then, a line comes along that just belongs at Henry Bear’s Park.  To begin with, Grimm’s toys are all about open-ended play; their wooden play sets invite building and re-building, they encourage imagining, and they ignite thinking. The toys are … Continue reading

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Storytelling

The past month we at Henry Bear’s Park have spent a lot of time talking about creativity and doing creative activities. Storytelling, whether oral or written, is another way of unleashing those creative juices. Some people write poetry, others draw … Continue reading

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