Kings, Queens and Castles is an innovative exhibition that brings the chess board to life and provides an engaging introduction to individual chess pieces and game strategy.
Kids can explore a castle, become their favorite chess piece on a life-size board, create their own crown, all while learning about one of the world's oldest and best loved games. This exhibit is solely focused on children and chess. With a giant medieval castle, slides, life-size chessboard, large-scale chess pieces and chess-playing and art-making stations, children of all ages and chess-playing ability will be able to experience the ancient game in a brand new way. The exhibition closes on Sept. 11.
More information: worldchesshof.org
Gather around the campfire and discover the many changes we see when day changes to night throughout the year. At this story time for all ages, you'll hear the seasonal sounds of nature and see stars twinkle across the sky as the wonders of the Earth's cycle are revealed.
The Honest to Goodness Truth is a story by award-winning black author and St. Louisan Patricia McKissack. The adaptation is by Gregory Carr, a professor at Harris Stowe. This home-grown tale features a smart, confident young woman named Libby who learns a valuable lesson about telling the truth with compassion.
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House, MADE for Kids for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers and their parents and caregivers. Toddler Tinker Time is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 am. to noon at The Magic House, MADE for kids. It's free with admission.