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E.g., 06/01/2017
E.g., 06/01/2017

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From crawling on the floor to jumping like a frog, your preschooler is a natural mover. This drop-in event combines fun (and natural) animal movements with rhythmic music to help develop physical, cognitive, social and emotional skills. Ages 3-5. Presented by Move Right KC and Tim Crough Fitness.

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Get ready to pinch bubbles, sing and move to catchy songs, use rhythm sticks, parade with instruments and have fun with puppets and Miss Stephanie. With a focus on rhythm and movement, this program reinforces early literacy concepts for our youngest patrons. Moving to music is a nice alternative to regular storytimes, which are postponed this week. Ages 2-5 and a caring adult. Space is limited for this popular session. Pick up a (free) ticket at the Youth Services desk when you arrive that morning.

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One of our favorite storytellers presents a rollicking show of some of her favorite silly world folktales, stories from books and songs. Of course, a few of her ridiculous puppets come along for the ride. Presented by Priscilla Howe.

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One of our favorite storytellers presents a rollicking show of some of her favorite silly world folktales, stories from books and songs. Of course, a few of her ridiculous puppets come along for the ride. Presented by Priscilla Howe.

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Tuesdays are for tots this summer. These large-group storytimes will be enthusiastic celebrations of books and music, language and illustrations, and embodied learning through movement. Geared for ages 2-5, fun for the whole family. A 6 by 6 program.

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Tuesdays are for tots this summer. These large-group storytimes will be enthusiastic celebrations of books and music, language and illustrations, and embodied learning through movement. Geared for ages 2-5, fun for the whole family. A 6 by 6 program.

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Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a love of language, books and learning. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family. A 6 by 6 program.

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Fingerplays, songs, stories and creative movement in English with some elements of Spanish will help your child and you to develop an “ear” for the sounds of a second language. There are many cognitive, social and cultural benefits to knowing another language. Besides, anytime your children understand another language, they understand their own language and culture better. Come and experience an interactive program for ages 3 and up that fosters early literacy skills and a love of books and languages.

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Fingerplays, songs, stories and creative movement in English with some elements of Spanish will help your child and you to develop an “ear” for the sounds of a second language. There are many cognitive, social and cultural benefits to knowing another language. Understanding another language helps children understand their own language and culture better. Experience an interactive program for ages 3 and up that fosters early literacy skills and a love of books and languages. Space is limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early to get a (free) ticket.

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Evening storytime is quality time for families and a language-learning opportunity for kids. At this 6 by 6 program, participants enjoy a themed story night featuring a popular children's picture book. Fun activities and crafts expand and reinforce the themes of the book. Ages 3-6 years and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family.

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