Celebrating Earth Day at Marklund

  • Students and residents, like Angel, at Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale celebrate Earth Day with some 3-D art projects and games. As you can see, she enjoyed having the whole world in her hands.

    Students and residents, like Angel, at Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale celebrate Earth Day with some 3-D art projects and games. As you can see, she enjoyed having the whole world in her hands. Courtesy of Marklund

 
 
Updated 4/23/2021 5:22 PM

Students at Marklund Day Schools celebrated Earth Week doing hands-on science experiments all about nature.

Staff and residents at Marklund Wasmond Center in Elgin worked together to come up with ideas to clean up outside and then painted beautiful pictures of the Earth.

 

Freddie, the fish, was a big hit with the Elgin students as they learned about water pollution and natural resources. Don't worry, Freddie always ends up clean and in a new home at the end of the lesson.

At the Marklund Hyde Center in Geneva campus, the crafts were out-of-this-world exciting for Marklund Earth Week.

Students and residents at Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale celebrated Earth Day with 3-D art projects and games.

Marklund Day Schools, serving students ages 3-21 from early childhood to transition, provides an environment conducive to learning through specialized curriculum, positive behavioral interventions, and individualized student support.

Marklund's highly sensory-driven program features physical and occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, art and music therapy, sensory room, computer adapted technology, community opportunities, recreational therapy, and more.

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Marklund Day School uses a holistic approach to enhance physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth. Teachers and therapists learn about students' individual strengths through assessment, direct observation, and communication with families.

For information, visit www.marklund.org or www.facebook.com/MarklundCharity.

Support Marklund and its Day Schools by signing up for the 39th annual Marklund Golf Classic on Thursday, June 10, at the Cog Hill Golf Course in Lemont.

Golfers up for the challenge may test their skills and endurance on either Course 1 or the famously challenging Dubsdread course.

Deadline for all hole and sponsor signs is May 21.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. with "Grab-and-Go" breakfast and putting and driving range time. The shotgun start will be at 11 a.m. with an all-inclusive "BBQ and Beer on Course." There will be a cocktail hour and awards under the big tent from 4 to 5 p.m. To learn more, visit www.marklund.org/39th-annual-golf-classic/.

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