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November 24, 2021
Wednesday, November 24
Let’s give thanks! Today we are reflecting and expressing everything we are thankful for! Waddle on over to join in on the festive holiday activities and learn the meaning of giving thanks!
Purpose Behind the Play: Literacy and communication, language development, social-emotional development, number concepts, gross and locomotor practice, and science cognition
- Smart Art (Times Vary): Pumpkin roll>paint with pumpkins as we roll them around on the table! Pumpkin Playdough> Explore pumpkin-scented playdough with cooking tools! Thankful Tree > Thankfulness is an important expression and feeling for children to understand. Stop by the Art Studio where your little one can decorate and add a leaf for our Community Art Project, the Thankful Tree.
- Music & Movement (11:15 AM & 2 PM): Five Little Pumpkins> Do you know the song called the five little pumpkins? Come join us as we learn a new song together! Turkey Hokey Pokey > Join us for some dancing and singing as we learn the Turkey Hokey Pokey!
- Simple Science (3 PM): Pumpkin Science > Fall in love with these super simple, fantastically fun experiments featuring pumpkins. Your little turkey will gobble up this STEM-focused activity.
Grown-up Tip: It can be fun to write notes for loved ones! This holiday, encourage your child to write a note to each of their family members. You can guide them by starting the note with “I am thankful to you for _____.” Place each note on the Thanksgiving table and share why your little one is thankful for each family member. Your child will learn that reading and writing is meaningful and that words have significance.
RSVP: Not required
Fee: Included with museum admission