Summer Treats!

This week’s cooking class menu was a special summer treat…banana “popsicles”! Follow these steps for a fun afternoon together! Step 1 – Visit some sunflowers together. Let the children touch and smell the sunflowers, leaves, and stalks. Step 2 – Return back home, wash hands, and set up space to start cooking. Give each child […]

Noodles

For cooking class this week, we made noodles! First, we made the dough and rolled it out. Then, we cut the noodles into long strips. Next, it was time to cook the noodles in a pot of boiling water. Each child carefully placed their noodles into the water, under the supervision of their caregiver. Once […]

Walks with the Toddlers

One of our favorite activities with the toddlers in Miao Miao Room is to go for walks. There are currently 8 children in this room, all between the ages of 2 and 3 years old. At this stage of development, they have a lot of energy and curiosity, so being outdoors with plenty of space […]

Happy Father’s Day!

The children at Dew Drops were abandoned due to complex medical needs or other unknown reasons. With your love and support, Dew Drops is able to be a bridge of hope and love to these children. For the new born babies, full time attentive caregivers meet their needs 24/7, ensuring that they grow stronger! As […]

Dragon Boat Festival!

Dragon Boat Festival is quickly approaching on June 14th. So this week we have started celebrating and preparing for the festivities. Can you guess how we are celebrating? Making and eating homemade sticky rice dumplings (zongzi) of course is on our list! Turns out it’s a lot of fun wrapping the leaf around the stuffing. […]

The Great Baby Bake Off!

What do you get when you have a group of adorable little chefs, some flour, almonds, eggs, and an oven….the perfect ingredients for a baby bake off! First, you have to find some volunteers to measure the ingredients accurately and put them all into a big mixing bowl. You also have to crush the almonds, […]

Celebrating Laba Jie

This year, 腊八节 làbā jié (Laba Festival) falls on January 20th. With restrictions on large gatherings a lot of festivities have been cancelled this year. But lucky for us, we can still celebrate the Laba Festival safely inside our Dew Drops homes! So how does one celebrate Laba Festival? We eat Laba porridge – a slightly modified […]

Stories of Hope in 2020

We ended the year by sharing some Stories of Hope on our social media accounts. We can all do with an extra dose of hope to get us through these unprecedented challenges. These stories remind us of why we say “Yes” to the most fragile and vulnerable children.