Nicole Cooke | Democrat Marcella Spahr helps Kaydon Motsinger, 6, place strips of newspaper onto a balloon to make a globe pinata on Wednesday at the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri summer program at Heber Hunt Elementary. The kindergarten class has been learning about maps this week.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Emilee Jackson, 6, dips a strip of paper into the “glue” mixture before placing it on the balloon. The kindergarten students will decorate the globe pinatas today, and they will fill them with candy and break them open on Friday.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Brody Demand gets some assistance from Marcella Spahr during his turn to help make the class’ globe pinata. Each student got to put two strips of newspaper on the pinata.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Lily Bastion, 9, Nevah Jenkins, 9, and Hanna Wood, 9. place the baby they created on its bed in the “daycare” during construction time Wednesday at the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri summer program at Heber Hunt Elementary. The girls also made a chair to go with their daycare creation.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Ethan Kaiser, 9, and Mario Perez, 10, put the finishing touches on the hotel they created during construction at Wednesday’s Boys & Girls Clubs summer program. The third group in the construction class made a castle.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Logan Rohr, a member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri’s Teen Club, calls on a member of the tween club during an Internet safety presentation on Wednesday. As part of a grant from Sprint and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the Teen Club spent the past week creating presentations about Internet safety and cyberbullying to present to the younger students, which ended with a pizza party.