Elementary Age

African Film Festival Youth Matinee

Experience South Africa during the 10th annual Washington University African Film Festival Matinee. Films include The Case of the Disappearing Daddy, Kanyekanye, and Khumba.

In The Case of the Disappearing Daddy (4 minutes), little Amy turns the case over to super sleuth A. Stemmet when daddy goes missing during bath time.

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Edible Book Festival

Kids in kindergarten through grade 5 can come to the St. Louis Public Library to explore books about food and eat some book-inspired treats. Then they'll vote on their favorite. 

2 to 3 p.m. at the St. Louis Public Library - Central Library. Free.

More information: slpl.org

 

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The Egg Drop

The Egg Drop is a free event, open to the public, that features thousands of eggs dropped from a helicopter, bounce houses, food, games and more. 

Kids ages birth to 6th grade can participate in watching the thousands of eggs fall from the sky, then collect them.

The event begins at 10 a.m. with egg drops at 11 a.m. for ages birth through kindergarteners, and at 11:30 a.m. for 1st through 6th graders.

At Canaan Baptist Church.

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Hops Run 5K and Kids Bunny Run

Kids ages 4 to 12 can participate in the Kids Bunny Run, a part of the Lift for Life Gym's Hops Run 2015. There will be a 1/4 "bunny trail" just for kids with four silly themed challenge stations.

Bring your camera for photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and Fred Bird!

At the completion of the Bunny Run, children will receive a complimentary breakfast item and a drink, plus prizes and medals for all participants. 

10:15 at the Lower Muny Parking Lot in Forest Park. Registration is $10 per child in advance and $15 on race day.

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Bunny Brunch at Bissinger's Chocolate Factory

At this very special "chocolate" brunch children can paint their own chocolate bunny, have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny, take part in fun coloring activities and have their face painted. Adults and children will also enjoy a delicious brunch prepared by Executive Chef Nick Miller.

At the Caramel Room at Bissingers Chocolate Factory. 

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information and reservations: bissingers.com

 

 

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Washington University's Lunar New Year's Festival

Take a front seat for a spectacular performance from the Washington University's Lunar New Year's Festival.

From a magical diabolo performance, a fantastic feat of Chinese yoyo, to a powerful martial arts performance, visitors will enjoy traditional dances still popular in China today.

Part of the Children's China exhibit at The Magic House. 

Performances are at 10:30 and 12:30 p.m. Included with Magic House admission,

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It's Not Easy Being Green

Herps walk, crawl, jump, slither and creep. But what are herps? Students will become junior herpetologists as they explore characteristics, adaptations, and unique facts through fun, interactive activities. They'll also meet some herps up close indoors and then go outdoors to search for them in their native habitats.

 

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Splash & Play at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center
Monday, June 24, 2024
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Monday, July 1, 2024

Kids ages 0-5 can splash and play in the leisure pool at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center during Splash & Play sessions. Splash & Play is held every Monday and Wednesday in the summer through August 7. Older children, ages 6-1, are welcome when they are accompanied by an adult and a child age 0-5.

 

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