The Carp Who Would Not Quit brings to life traditional fable tellings from Japan and Okinawa to teach important lessons of persistence, respect, and kindness. It includes live original music, language and performance traditions from these cultures and is specifically developed for young audiences.
Seedfolks, a "spoken musical," chronicles a diverse, immigrant community working together through struggles and triumphs. After a young Vietnamese girl plants beans in a vacant lot to connect with the memory of her father, she unintentionally creates a community garden that begins to bridge divides across her neighborhood.
Based on Mo Willems' beloved, award-winning, best-selling children's books, Kennedy Center on Tour presents a romp of a musical in Elephant and Piggie: We are in a Play. Elephant Gerald and Piggie sing and dance their way through solutions to fundamental questions like: What do you wear to a fancy pool costume party? Should you share your ice cream? And how can two friends play with one toy?
Calling all budding scientists! Let's experiment, measure, and mix things up a bit with a morning full of exploration at Mad Science Time. Kids will get to be hands-on experimenting. All activities can be explored freely and playtime is included.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Read to a friendly therapy dog from DUO Dogs, Inc. After the story, the dog's handler will answer any questions kids have about therapy dogs, pet care and more. For ages 3-11. Registration is required for this free program.
Preschool Storytime is geared to ages 2-5.
Are you interested in learning more about Kindermusik before committing to a full semester? Are you unsure how your baby or child will respond in a group setting? Join Kindermusik for a musical playdate and see firsthand how singing, moving, playing instruments, and dancing together has the power keep us connected, fuel kids' brains and bring joy.