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Workshop: Critter Chats

Workshop: Critter Chats

2014mayCritterChats

 

Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. Schedule

Here are some ideas to get you started exploring and having fun in your own wild backyard:

If you want to explore a little further than your own backyard here are some great places right here in Indianapolis to go find some outdoor adventure:

 

Some books you might like about animals, science and nature crafts right in your own backyard:
Backyard Bugs Think Like a Scientist in the Backyard Yard Monsters Backyard Cookbook
Wildlife Gardening Backyard Science Backyard Pets Backyard Detective
Backyard Science Birdhouses Organic Crafts Eco Crafts

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Workshop: Many Cultures, Many (Unusual) Instruments

Workshop: Many Cultures, Many (Unusual) Instruments

2014mayCulturesInstruments

Children of all ages and families are invited to enjoy a musical walk around the globe. Yurtfolk will play a collection of uncommon and unusual instruments that tell a story about different cultures. Registration is recommended. Limit 35 children per session. Schedule

Websites:

Books:

Playing the Spoons and Other Curious Instruments Play Piano in a Flash Musical Instruments A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
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Digital Lab Workshops

Digital Lab Workshops

2014mayDigitalLab

 

Children ages 10 and up are invited to use iPads and other new technologies to explore and learn abut the world around them. They’ll make music, create animations, and play with or build Lego machines. Participants will receive a free set of headphones to keep. Schedule

There are some things you can just never have enough of…M&Ms…and Legos! Here are some websites & books to keep ideas coming little brick by little brick.

Websites:

Books:

There are two places you can go in Indianapolis this summer to experience exceptional Lego play – The Library and the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis:

Lego Library books to keep you building:
LegoCity LegoMinifigs LegoStarWars LegoAdventure
LegoSuperheroes LegoSith LegoSummer LegoBook
LegoMan LegoIdeas LegoCool LegoBible
LegoFarm LegoCoolCars LegoCoolCastles LegoCoolCity
LegoRobots LegoToys
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