Preschoolers Visit Mather Pavilion

On March 6, with sunshine and a promise of spring in the air, Daryl Johnson and Jenna Downing’s class of 4- and 5-year-olds from Unity Nursery School walked among snow ridges almost as tall as they are to visit residents of Mather Pavilion.

Greeted by Manager of Activities and Volunteer Resources Michael Fehland, the children learned about wheelchairs before entering a light-filled community room where about 20 residents awaited. The youngsters sang songs – “You Are My Sunshine,” “Old MacDonald” and “The Itsy-Bitsy (then hugey-wugey, then eensy-weensy) Spider” – and played games – balloon volleyball and “parachute popcorn.”

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