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Club NF – Gets Hands On with the Science Center! – VIRTUALLY

RSVP by December 3, to allow time to ship the activity supplies.

The Washington University NF Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital invite you to attend our upcoming Club NF – VIRTUAL event, a FREE therapy and educational program for children with NF1.

Join us on Saturday, December 12th, we will be partnering with the Saint Louis Science Center for a fun-filled, Virtual HANDS-ON experience. The activities will include 3D printing and model building.

  • Fine motor skills including handwriting, tying shoes, getting dressed and organizing a school binder
  • Executive function skills such as following multiple-step directions and finishing homework and school projects
  • Social skills to enable your child to speak in a group, initiate conversation, make eye contact and boost confidence.


Saturday, December 12, 2020, from 10:30 – 12:00 pm

Virtual, Via Zoom Link

Event information:

  • This event will be held virtually, via a Zoom Meeting.
  • To participate in the program you will need a computer with video capability and an internet connection, or a smart phone.
  • Activities include:
    • Short video: “Behind-the-Scenes” at the Saint Louis Science Center
    • Live instruction: Step-by-step instruction for building a 3D model (it will be a surprise!). The model pieces will be shipped to your home, prior to the start of the event.
    • Live instruction: Create a Cookie Cutter from your handprint. Once completed it will be 3D printed at the Science Center and shipped to your home.
  • Zoom Meeting: Code of Conduct
    • Treat everyone with respect. Be mindful of your words and actions.
    • Pay attention to your environment. Remove any distractions from view and limit background noise.
    • One speaker at a time. Take turns when you talk.
    • Follow instructions of the presenter, or meeting coordinator.
    • We request parental supervision of the zoom meeting attendee throughout the meeting.
    • Please don’t record or take images of your screen during the session.
    • Parents, please review all guidelines with Club NF participants, prior to our meeting.