Tag: 2015

Science and Sculpture Tour 2015

Today we attended the Science and Sculpture Tour, a cooperative tour hosted by the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center and the Nelson-Atkins Museum. The tour is led by teen guides, and provides opportunities for the kids to connect art and…

A Year with Frog and Toad

image from the book by Arnold Lobel On Wednesday we attended a fun musical performance of “A Year with Frog and Toad” at the Coterie Theatre. This adaptation of the favorite children’s book series brought in song, dance, and a…

Princess and the Pea at TYA

image courtesy of Theatre for Young America On June 17 we attended a performance of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Princess and the Pea” at Theatre for Young America in Union Station. The script expanded this wonderful short story into a…

Toadily Tadpoles at Powell Gardens

On Wednesday we went to Powell Gardens for their Toadily Tadpoles nature class, followed by a self-guided tour of the gardens. The class began in the education center, where our nature guide, Stephanie, introduced the kids to various types of…

May 2015 Game Club

Today was our last Game Club meeting until fall.  Though we took a bag of games, the older kids spent most of their time building and fine-tuning a Marble Run kit.  The younger kids had fun working with Play Doh…

May 2015 Lego Club Creations

We started off May with a great Lego Club meeting! Some of the themes for May – Flower Month, Bike Month, Astronomy Week and Space Day, Mother’s Day, Turtle Day, Memorial Day and Boating Week. We challenged the kids to…

Cat in the Hat at Coterie Theatre

Today we attended a performance of “The Cat in the Hat” at Coterie Theatre.  This adaptation was fun to watch and true to the spirit of the book.  The kids especially enjoyed all the audience involvement, from a discussion of…