Fall Programs Begin in September

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Visit our calendar to register for any of the following children’s programs offered this fall.

Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5 meet on Tuesday or Friday at 10:00 am in the children’s program room. Stories, rhymes and flannel board activities for children that are able to sit independently for 30-minutes. Note that Friday’s story time is a repeat of Tuesday’s program.

Mother Goose on the Loose meets Wednesday at 10:00 am in the library meeting room. Rhymes, puppets, songs and flannel board activities for children ages birth to 2 with a caregiver

Art Explorers with Miss Nora takes place on Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 pm in the meeting room. Children ages 3-6 with an adult caregiver will explore a variety of mediums, including paint, pastels, markers and collage. Don’t forget to dress for a mess!

Simple STEM takes place on Thursdays at 2:00 pm in the library meeting room. Simple STEM provides an opportunity for children ages 4-6 to engage in hands on learning using a variety of building materials and manipulatives.

Mother Goose II for ages 2-3 and a caregiver meets on Thursday at 10:00 am. Mother Goose II is an early literacy program designed for young children, ages 2-3. This 30-minute program of rhymes, songs, puppets, flannel board activities and books is fun and engaging for little learners and a caregiver.

Music Dynamics takes place on Fridays at 11:00 am from September -November in the library meeting room. Music educator, Brad Peterson will lead children in a variety of musical activities including finger plays, nursery rhymes, poems, songs, circle games, dances and stories for children ages 2-6 with an adult caregiver.  Each session is a fun, fast paced lesson designed to help children with pitch matching and steady beat skills, as well as helping them with their early language arts development.

Music Monday takes place bi-monthly at 11:00 am at the Newtown Community Center: 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19.  Al deCant, songwriter, performer, storyteller and former elementary school principal combines his love of music with his knowledge of child development in an interactive musical experience that promotes social, physical, emotional and cognitive development in young children.

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