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Black History Month: Ella Jenkins

Thursday, February 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Thursday, February 13: Black History Month

Purpose Behind the Play: Self-Identity, Music and Movement, Literacy

Each Thursday, Pretend City will learn about an influential African American figure in American History. Children will have the opportunity to learn about each figure through stories, songs, art activities, and pictures. Join us every Thursday for a chance to celebrate Black History Month at Pretend City.

Purpose Behind the Play: Music, Dance, Language, Comprehension of Text, Identity of self in Relation to Others, Curiosity and Initiative in Learning

Music and Movement (11:30a): Singing with Ella Jenkins> Get your singing voices ready as we get to know the music of Ella Jenkins! Also known as “The First Lady of the Children’s Folk Song”, Ella Jenkins’ music has brought many cultures together for generations with songs like “You’ll Sing a Song”, “Did you feed my cow?”, and “Jumping with Variations”. Join us while we move along with Ella’s folk music!

Loud and Proud (3:00 pm): Be Unique, Be You> Explore unique traits as we read The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson and point out your favorite characteristic of what makes you special! Identify similarities and differences among friends as we explore what makes you so special.

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Fee:    Included with museum admission
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Thursday, February 13
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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*Activities are subject to change and limited to availability.