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Open a Book to the World, France

 

The great thing about books is that you can travel to any place in the world just by using your imagination. The books in this weeks blog are all related to France.  I hope that you enjoy your trip.  

Madeline Ludwig Bemelmans

Tickets Needed for Magic Show

Ronald McDonald
Magic Show
Tuesday, July 12
2:30 & 3:30 PM

The Ronald McDonald Magic Show is a truly fun and interactive experience.  Audience participation is encouraged and there will be lots of laughter.

  • Due to the popularity of this program, please plan to attend only one show.
  • All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult.
  • Space is limited so tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to start.

 

Family Fun

Families are invited to participate in the scavenger hunt this afternoon.

  • You Do NOT need a ticket for todays program.
  • All ages are welcome with the support of an adult.
  • Upon completion, prizes will be awarded to children ages 2 - 12 years old.

 

Making Learning Fun For Kids Who Live In A Digital World

Learn how gaming can provide experiences that encourage learning, cooperation with others, and so much more. Don't Bother Me Mom - I'm Learning!": How Computer and Video Games are Preparing Your Kids for  21st Century Success -- and How You Can Help!,  by Marc Prensky, offers a positive introduction guide for parents about their kid's video and computer game-playing.

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Marc Prensky

Dragons, Magic and Fantasy

City of Fire by Laurence Yep

Your adventure waits, just open the book to discover a world filled with magical beings such as dragons in human form, tiny lap griffins, and reincarnations of legendary Chinese warriors, Japanese folk creatures, and goddesses in disguise.
 

Fun for Kids

Don't miss this great opportunity to explore and create using various art materials.

Children wanting to attend this program will need a ticket.

  • Tickets are free and available 30 minutes prior to start times.
  • All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult.
  • Seating is limited and programs will being on time.

Small but Mighty

When I was in elementary school my teacher, Miss Rice, read to the class every day after lunch. In third grade, I fell in love with a mouse when she shared, what I now consider to be a children's classic book, The Mouse and The MotorcycleIt was that point that I was truly hooked into becoming a reader.

It's Eric Carle's Birthday!

Eric Carle's books for children are known world wide.  Today, June 25th, is his Birthday so I wanted to share a few of my favorites with you.

Discover Science With Mark Shepard

Come join us for a zany, magical science show featuring Mark Shepherd aka The Crazy Scientist in Dig Up a Good Book!! Look at the world of polymers and fossil fuels and why you never want to be in a tornado! See glow in the dark ooze from creatures deep in the ocean and above all, uncover reading like you’ve never seen it!

Tuesday, June 28th at 3:30 pm

  • This program will require a ticket.
  • Tickets are free and available 30 minutes prior to start times.
  • All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult.
  • Seating is limited and programs will being on time.
     

Puppet Pizzazz Extravaganza!

Monday, June 27 @ 3:30 pm

You will not believe your eyes! Come to see giant puppets, entertaining stories, and so much more. World famous puppeteer, Greg Ruhe, will entertain us with his extravaganza of puppets.

This program will require a ticket. Tickets are free and available 30 minutes prior to start times. All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult. Seating is limited and programs will begin on time.

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