Author Archives: childrensassociate

Learning Shapes & Colors with Felt Boards

Our Makerspace will feature 8″ x 10” felt boards until the end of May. There are a number of skills that children learn from using felt boards (also called flannel boards) for story telling, and the following website provides a … Continue reading

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Celebrate Día – Diversity in Action

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for … Continue reading

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Up for a Challenge?

  Beginning Tuesday, the LEGO® Six Brick Challenge will be ready for you at our 2nd floor Children’s Makerspace. Did you know that six eight-stud (2×4) LEGO® Duplo® bricks can be connected in 915,103,765 different ways! Using just six LEGO® … Continue reading

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Come here to play!

Our Lego program, the Guild of the Brick is coming up on the following Saturday afternoons. Saturday, September 10th, October 8th and November 12th from 2-4 p.m., for ages 5 and up with no registration required. Why come visit us to … Continue reading

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