Children's Programs

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*ATTENTION* all families with children interested in participating in this summer's learning program:

Please provide your email address to Chantal Emerson at emersonc@colonialheightsva.gov. We will add you to a special contact list to receive information about all activities and events related to our program. We're looking forward to sharing exciting and educational opportunities with your children this summer!

 Although things will be operating differently this summer, we're still looking forward to offering virtual and onsite events. Below are some highlights of the SLP 2020 program:
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  • Select the appropriate Challenge cards from the attachments.
  • Follow or adapt the challenges as needed if you have any problems accessing materials.
  • Email Chantal Emerson at emersonc@colonialheightsva.gov
    or turn in at the library (once we have reopened) completed cards to receive a free book!
PreK 
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Elementary 
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YA
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Virtual Links

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 Music Therapy Connections with Rachel Rambach
(June 23, 2020 - July 21, 2020)
  • Virtual music classes Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
  • Instill and foster a love of music.
  • Develop basic skills for both musical growth and daily life.
  • Skills addresses include fine and gross motor movement, rhythmic foundations, intonation, peer interaction, turn taking, and academic concepts.
  • Classes will be accessed through Zoom through an emailed link sent weekly; therefore, signing up to the Library's SLP email contact list is required (see top of page).
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Tampa Taiko Virtual Program Featuring Ron Collins
(video available though Labor Day)
  • Amazing 30 minute video all about the art of Taiko drumming, a traditional Japanese drumming practice.
  • By making your own drumsticks out of sticks, pencils, or any other materials you may find at home, you'll be able to play along during certain parts of the video.
  • Demonstration of other Japanese musical instruments.
  • Click here to begin the program.
amazingmrb  The Amazing Mr. B Magic Show
  • Virtual magic show created especially for libraries this summer.
  • Watch to the end of the video to hear a special offer for kids to receive a free magic kit.
  • Schedule a free Zoom session with Mr. B to learn how to perform all the tricks.
  • Click here to begin magic show.
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