The beloved children's Planetarium show that the whole family can enjoy, The Little Star That Could, celebrates the 30th anniversary of its premiere this month, and you and your little ones are invited to celebrate at this special birthday pajama party.
Bring your little stars to enjoy a space story, Little Star-themed activities, a Happy Birthday Little Star singalong, and, of course, a special showing of The Little Star That Could.
The beloved movie has been updated three times, and has been translated into at least ten languages during its 30 year run. It's also accessible to viewers who are blind.
Kids are welcome to wear their pajamas to this special evening celebration.
Friday, Nov. 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Saint Louis Science Center and James S. McDonnell Planetarium. Cost is $8 for adults, $7 for children and $6 for members. All children must be accompanied by an adult. (Note: This event was originally scheduled for Oct. 26.)
More information: slsc.org
Enjoy the Saint Louis Zoo online! Zoom with Saint Louis Zoo educators is a live, free presentation that allows families to learn more about animals and how amazing they are. Themes vary, and registration in advance is required. After registering, you'll receive a confirmation email letting you know how to join.
If you can't join the live presentation, the recordings are available on the zoo's web site at stlzoo.org/STLZOOms
The Nine Network is producing two hours of literacy and math instruction for prekindergarten through fourth grade weekdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The grade-appropriate instruction is taught by local educators at home, and is available on your St. Louis PBS station, channel 9.
Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids.
The Magic House is bringing innovative, hands-on learning to you at home with its #MagicAtHome series of interactive, instructional online presentations. The Magic At Home series of activities includes lots of fun projects that you can make at home with common materials. The easy-to-follow directions mean your kids can make paper sculpture, do shaving cream marble painting, create make-your-own flowers, go "fishin," make TP roll animals, make salad spin art and more.
The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages.