Activities

Centennial Elementary Second Graders Go “Camping” Inside

They do activities like camp bingo and a scavenger hunt

FARGO, N.D. — Second graders at Centennial Elementary in Fargo are going camping… without the heat, bugs and sweat. Dozens of students at Camp Skeeter do activities in the classroom like camp bingo, stories, writing, crafts and a scavenger hunt. They also eat snacks like trail mix and s’mores. One teacher says the two–day camp leaves kids with memories that will…

Educators Learn About Improving Students’ Well-Being at Healthy Schools Summit

There were activities that help educators understand the emotions students go through

FARGO, N.D. — Being healthy is about so much more than just the physical. At the Healthy Schools Summit, educators learn about improving students’ well–being. The theme of the summit is “Head to Toe, Inside and Out: Educating the Whole Child.” Educators learn about everything from grant writing to vaping to physical activity. “We have had an increase in vaping and getting…

Kids Do Fun, Educational Activities at Winter STEM Night

They made marshmallow igloos, slime, and more

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Public Library is showing kids learning science doesn’t have to be boring. Winter STEM night allowed kids to stretch their brains. “I like to see the enjoyment kids get out of doing something, building something, creating something, learning a new skill out of unique items,” Lauren Nephew, children’s services librarian, said. Kids get to…

Candy Cane Carnival for Kids Get People in the Holiday Spirit

The winter wonderland had all different stops along the journey inside of The Avalon

FARGO, N.D. — Kids are getting into the holiday spirit with some festive treats, decorations and music. The annual Candy Cane Carnival for Kids is presented by Sanford Children’s with the help of Santa and his elves. The winter wonderland had all different stops along the journey inside of The Avalon in Fargo. Those with Sanford say it’s especially important…

Folkways Christkindlmarkt Offers German-Inspired Holiday Cheer

There's food, shopping, and live performances

FARGO, N.D. — Now that it’s December, it is officially the season for Christmas celebrations. Folkways is celebrating with Christkindlmarkt, which is a German–inspired holiday event. There’s a Winter Wonderland outside, where people can sit by the fire and enjoy food. There is also an indoor shopping market with kids’ activities and live performances. Organizers say they want people to realize…

Kids Meet Santa, Get in Holiday Spirit at Santa Village’s Opening Weekend

Donations from the event all go towards a good cause

FARGO, N.D. — Ol’ Saint Nick is taking a break from checking his naughty and nice lists to spend some time with kids here in the metro. Santa’s Village kicked off today at Rheault Farm. Kids could meet Santa, decorate cookies, and do lots of other activities. “People have asked me about my beard and I’d make a good Santa, so…

Bennett Elementary Students Do Compassion-Based Activities With High School Leaders

There were games, presentations, and role-playing

FARGO, N.D. — Kids at Bennett Elementary spent the day putting the Golden Rule to practice. Fourth and fifth graders were led by Davies High School students as they did activities to practice team building and being kind. There were games, presentations, and role–playing on how to treat everyone nicely. There was also a chance for kids to share their experiences,…

Fall Festival at Rheault Farm Celebrates Start of New Season

There are plenty of activities for kids

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the first day of fall, and the Fargo Park District is celebrating with the Fall Festival. “I think it’s a great time for people to get excited about the changing seasons again. We get so excited about summer, then it ends, but fall’s great for our community and it’s a really great time for families to come…

River Keepers are Telling You to Get Out and Enjoy the Red This Summer

"The scenery is just breathtaking and the wildlife that you get to see along the Red, it's just a beautiful, beautiful site"

FARGO, N.D. — The River Keepers meet once a year to honor members, discuss new possibilities and learn how to continue keeping the Red River clean. People involved in the group are sharing their plans for the future. The Red River is a distinct characteristic to the Fargo/Moorhead community, but it does more than just glorify nature. “The Red River’s…

NDSU Choir Brings their Talent Back Home

More than 80 students are a part of the choir and have been preparing for their spring break tour for months

FARGO, N.D. — The NDSU Choir has spent its spring break traveling around the region to perform. But now, they are back on their home turf, singing for their friends and family one last time. More than 80 students are a part of the choir and have been preparing for their spring break tour for months. The director of the…