Story Hour at the Conservatory

Like books and want to keep the kids busy for an hour in a beautiful park like setting? Then this is definitely at great idea! You can do this even if its raining! But if the sun comes out in the afternoon, skip on over to the great water park and playground at Wright Park. Get the kiddos educated, crafted and played out and have a peaceful afternoon when you are all done!  If the kiddos are too young to read on their own, add this to their list of books read through the Tacoma Library Summer Reading Event. Pack a lunch and make it a great frugal event…

Parking around Wright Park can be tricky with all the permit only parking.  So watch for the signs, and ENJOY!~

Thursday (11:00am – 12:00pm)

Bring the kids to enjoy stories, art and science projects among Seymour Conservatory’s beautiful flowers. Bonnie Beaudoin leads the group in an hour of fun!

  • June 28: Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
    Science: What is a Rain Garden?
    Art: Thumbprint Flower Garden
  • July 5: If I Ran the Rainforest by Worth
    Science: Nature’s Camouflage
    Art: Camouflage Sponge Painting
  • July 12: The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
    Science: Ladybugs and Other Garden Insects
    Art: Ladybug Hunt & Craft
  • July 19 Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens
    Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert
    Science: Fun Nutrition Facts
    Art: Garden Collage of Seeds
  • July 26: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
    Science: Our Gifts From Trees
    Activity: “Ornament Tree” Origami Wishes
  • August 2: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
    Science: Bulbs, Tubors, Corms and Seeds
    Art: Tissue Paper Flowers
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