fun things to do with kids in STL

Math with Clifford
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Monday, April 15, 2019
Thursday, May 2, 2019

After listening to a story about Clifford, children will sort the Big Red Dog's belongings to discover simple math concepts of counting and size order. This free workshop is for ages 3-5. 

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COCA Presents Into the Woods
Friday, July 26, 2019
Saturday, July 27, 2019

The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with Into The Woods, an epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, and relevant, piece. 

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Beetles Rock!
Friday, March 22, 2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Kids can meet a variety of living beetles from The Butterfly House and learn interesting facts about them while practicing their observation skills. Participants will also paint three rocks with a beetle and take the rocks home to add to their garden. 

 

 

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The Hundred Dresses

The Hundred Dresses tells the story of Wanda Petronski, the new girl in Room 13, who is a Polish immigrant who lives in a shabby house and doesn't have any friends. Every day she wears the same faded blue dress, but tells her new classmates that she has a hundred dresses at home. Her classmates tease Wanda about her hundred dresses until one day she disappears from school. As guilt overtakes the children, they decide to find out what happened to Wanda and to make amends. But is it too late? Bullying, friendship, and forgiveness as at the center of this play adapted from the beloved Newberry Honor Book by Eleanor Estes. 

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Pint Size Valentine Party

The littlest Valentine's Day fans will have fun at this Pint Size Valentine's Party designed just for them! Kids ages 2-5 will enjoy making crafts, having snacks and playing in the gym. 

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Living in Space
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Space adventures await at this free, out-of-this world workshop! Kids will complete an important space mission and build a model space station. 

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Science Storytime with Ready Readers
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Little ones can enjoy an interactive reading of a science-themed story followed by a related hands-on activity. A different book is featured each week.

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.

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