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Peter Pan at Theatre for Young America

This week we visited Theatre for Young America for their performance of the children’s classic, Peter Pan. The actors were a mix of theatre camp students and professional actors, which gave the performance a fun feeling. The play featured highlights…

The Young King at JCCC

image courtesy of Johnson County Community College website We were privileged to attend the beautiful performance of “The Young King” at Johnson County Community College performed by Slingsby Theatre from Australia. This play is based on a story by Oscar…

Tuck Everlasting at Coterie Theatre

image courtesy of Scholastic This week we watched a lovely performance of the children’s classic, Tuck Everlasting by Babbitt. This book is the story of the Winnie Foster and her chance meeting with the Tuck family. The Tucks drank water…

Arabia Steamboat Museum

This week we drove to downtown Kansas City, MO to tour the Arabia Steamboat Museum. This museum is dedicated to the excavation of the Arabia Steamboat, which sank in the Missouri River in 1856, but was not excavated until 1987.…

Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook

This week we attended a performance of “Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook” at Theatre for Young America in Union Station. This fun and lighthearted show took its script from several books in the beloved children’s series. In the…

Valentine’s Party 2018

Today we had our Valentine’s party, and the kids had a great time playing games, winning prizes, and eating all kinds of delicious snacks! We tried out some new games, plus played a number of favorites, then finished the party…

Spring 2018 KinderKonzert

On Wednesday we returned to the Kauffman Center for the spring 2018 KinderKonzert – The Science of Sound with the Science City STEAM Team. In this performance, the kids learned all about how sounds are made, how we hear them,…

National Geographic Live! Into the Arctic

On Tuesday we attended the latest National Geographic Live! program about the Arctic. The photographer, Florian Schulz, showed us photos and videos from his time exploring and photographing the Arctic. His photographs were very beautiful, and he had all kinds…

February 2018 Lego Club Creations

For this month’s meeting, we started out with mini builds for hearts, valentines, flowers, and Groundhog Day. From there, we moved on to one of our most popular challenges – Lego racers! Here are some of the creations the kids…