Fall Program: Flourishing Fall
Whoo whoo… are inspired to flourish into their greatest potential with your thinking, being and doing this Fall? Little owls are born curious and wise; and with essential tips & skills and good nourishment for body & mind, they can flourish to explore new heights while staying well-rounded, cute and fluffy with their good characters. Fly in to explore our 3 monthly themes from September to November this Fall: Get Ready for School, Say BOO to Bad Habits and Unlimited Acts to Gratitude
#Cultivate little owls to flourish through 5 senses of learning, STEAMulating approach
#Nurture characters to support educational and social performance
September: Ready Up for School
Getting ready for school take more than just supplies! Come explore and collect the wise tips for you to be fully ready to kick start the new school year the bright owl way—'Eat Wisely’ with a good balance of 5 food groups and a rainbow colors of fruits and vegetables, ‘Think wisely’ like a smart cookie with mochi chewy in the center to remind us that our brain is stretchable and can grow smarter, ‘Absorb wisely’ through fun learning with passion and finally, ‘Play wisely’ along with old and new friends while being joyful and mindful that friendship comes in many colors, shape and flavor. Now it’s time to say cheese and smile. The little owls are ready for school!!
Special celebration of the month: Mid-Autumn Festival
After nights of sitting and watching bunny on the moon, it’s time for the little owls to pay tribute to the most beautiful full Moon time of the year by baking Bunny Mooncake! Come join our special workshop to connect children with holiday traditions with a creative twist: Bunny Mooncake and Bunny on the Moon Bento!
Weekly Theme & Recipe
Week 1: Absorb wisely
Learning Quest: How to add passion to what we do?
STEAMulation Recipe: Passion in a Pocket – Pita Pocket with Chicken Salad Filling
Week 2: Think wisely
Learning Quest: How to stretch our brain like bubble gum
STEAMulation Recipe: Smart Cookie – Cocoa Butter with Chewy Mochi Center
Week 3: Eat wisely
Learning Quest: Can you eat a rainbow?
STEAMulation Recipe: Hi Five Bento
Week 4: Play wisely
Learning Quest: How to fit in?
STEAMulation Recipe: Friendship in a Nacho Bowl
Week 5: Happy Moon Festival
Learning Quest: Is there a rabbit on the moon?
STEAMulation Recipe: Bunny Mooncake
October: Say BOO to bad habits
Little GUUDNEST owls will be inspired to celebrate this Trick or Treat holiday the wise owl way. Time to dare OWlselves and little owls to stir up courage to say Boo to bad habits, brew up wisdom & imagination, and bake away tasty and learningful treats. Let’s boo bad habits off so we can have a real hoot this Owl-oween month! Time to start breaking bad habits while baking up delicious treats!
Week 1: Say Boo to Shyness
Learning Quest: I’m proud to be me and it’s ok to be different
STEAMulation Recipe: Jack Owl Lantern Cake
Week 2: Say Boo to ‘Boredom’
Learning Quest: I can find a way to be creative with my curiosity!
STEAMulation Recipe: Imaginary English Breakfast Muffin
Week 3: Say Boo to ‘Mine Mine Mine’
Learning Quest: I’m kind and it’s cool to share
STEAMulation Recipe: Donut Bite Me Bat Donut
Week 4: Say Boo to the ‘unknown’
Learning Quest: I’ll be brave to find out first before I decide that I’m scared!
STEAMulation Recipe: Go brave or Go Bones Pasta with Meat Eyeballs
November: Unlimited Acts of Gratitude
Let’s be wise owls who give thanks with grateful hearts and capable hands! Thanksgiving and the harvest season remind us one of the most important character that allow us to Flourish, Gratitude. The Wise owl says, “Happy owls are ‘Thankful owls’ who are happier and more contented in their happyNEST”! Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and willing to show appreciation and return kindness. We are so thankful that we can use this thanksgiving month to practice the acts of gratitude in our daily living— from being thankful for the seasons that nature brings, thankful for the falls, failures & mistakes, thankful for the food from the harvest and thankful for our family, friends and loved ones.
Week 1: Thankful for mistakes and challenges (Recipe: Breakfast Potato Boat)
Week 2: Thankful for the season (Recipe: Fall Foliage Natural Tie-dye Cookies)
Week 3: Thankful for the food (Recipe: A gratitude Apple Crumble Muffin)
Week 4: Thankful for Thanksgiving (Recipe: Thanksgiving Gobble Pie)
Attending a Workshop
- We kindly ask that you arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your workshop as we will be preparing for your class until this time.
- Please kindly leave within 10 mins after the workshop finishes for safety concerns when cleaning the kitchen facility.
- For environment issue, please bring kid’s personal water bottle and hand towel to be used throughout the workshop.
- In case your child doesn't like or chooses not to eat the lunch and/or snack made on the day, you are welcome to bring a packed lunch from home. We can reheat it in our steamer oven.
- Where possible, our instructors will accommodate dietary constraints. As a courtesy we ask that you alert our staff of allergies and dietary restrictions upon booking OR 7 days prior to the booked class. Allergies are the responsibility of the attendee but not of Guudnest. We are unable to take responsibility for allergic reactions to foodstuffs.
During the Workshop
- In order to control the workshop quality and enhance children’s concentration, parents are requested to stay in the parents’ rest area after the workshop starts.
- Due to busy schedule in the workshop, we do not provide photo taking service. Parents may take photos (no video) of your kids during the workshop. However, kindly be discrete as not to interrupt the class.
- If we have any photo taken for our internal needs, we will share all we have got of the week through Google drive and send you the link by email. The link will be valid for one week.
- Kids must follow the rules in the kitchen in order to avoid any accident or injury during the workshop. Failure to follow instructions and kitchen rules, misbehaved child will automatically be pulled out of the workshop and can only return and join the class after he/she can work in a cooperative manner.
Cancellation & Extension Policy
- The points will be returned in full if the cancellation is made more than 7 calendar days prior to the date of the workshop.
- 2 to 6 calendar days prior to the workshop starting, the option to reschedule or cancel will be made available.
- Between 24 to 48 hours prior to the workshop starting, the option to reschedule once per month or cancel and the points will be returned in full but need to pay a minimum admin fee of $200 (depending on the workshop).
- If less than 24 hrs, there is no option to cancel/reschedule, but members are allowed to find a substitute if he/she can’t join the workshop. What required only is the name of kid and parent, mobile phone number before the workshop starts.
- A minimum of 4 participants is required to run a workshop. Guudnest reserves the right to reschedule the class or refund in full if less than 4 participants. If the workshop is rescheduled, participants will be notified no later than 48 hours before the class.
* 15% cancellation fee applied if request for refund.
* Members who booked the class using points can reschedule once per month if less than 24-48 hours before class, and points will be returned in full but would need to pay a cancellation fee of $200. If cancellation occurs the 2nd time of the month, no refund will be given. This condition applies to those who book the class using points only.