Irvine Cottages residents celebrated fall by going on outings to the local Pumpkin Patch. This is a yearly tradition at Irvine Cottages and a big resident favorite.
Residents enjoyed deciding which pumpkin to choose to take home; Flat one, tall one, skinny one…bumpy one? Orange, white, green? Thank you to all staff in participated in this fun outing!
Irvine Cottages residents and their families celebrated Independence Day and America’s birthday with an All – American backyard BBQ. Residents enjoyed grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, apple pie and lemonade.
Residents celebrated and enjoyed a meal for the mexican holiday, prepared by staff consisting of cheese enchiladahs, mini tacos, salad and flan for dessert.
Residents celebrated the luck of the Irish while making St. Patrick’s Day crafts. Shamrocks and Pots of Gold help to festively decorate the cottages.
Ms. Jean Carter is our Irvine Cottages Artist of the Year! Jean has loved living at Cottage X for over two years and really enjoys the staff and friendships she has made with other residents!
“We are a family. It also helps that we all love the food here!”
Jean has flourished in our art program and enjoyed painting, especially landscapes. She also loves painting outside, it is relaxing she says!
Play-Doh inventor Joe McVicker actually sold it originally as a wallpaper cleaner but the world had another use for his product. Play-Doh was inducted in to the Toy Hall of fame in 1998.
Resident’s at Irvine Cottages paid tribute to this favorite modeling clay by recently enjoying crafts with Play-doh with Art Co-coordinator Sheila. They enjoyed rolling and cutting out different shapes with fun cutters.
Some benefits of Play-doh play: