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Posted on: July 19, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Library Children's Programs for week of July 23


The Colonial Heights Library is excited to announce Summer Learning Programs for the week of July 23 including Super Skill Toys, Old Macdonald's Sing-A-Long, and African Folktales. See below for program information. Contact the Library at (804)520-9384 for more information.

Super Skill Toys - Monday July 23 at 11:00am

What are Skill Toys? Skill toys are a collected from cultures around the world that encourage self-directed learning and a growth mindset as individuals and growth. Some require precision, others allow for creative play. The skill toys we will be using during this program include: flop balls, kendama, flower sticks, diabolos, yoyos, spinning plates, and juggling balls. Do I need to be good at playing with these toys? NO! A lot of the fun is in the learning process.  An important part of achieving a goal and being successful is in failing, trying again (often many times), and persistence! No registration is required, program is for ages 4th Grade and up. 

Old Macdonald's Sing-A-Long - Tuesday July 24 at 9:30am

Presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre. Everybody on the farm has a favorite song. Join Farmer Macdonald and his wife, Daisy the cow,  Simon the pig, and all your favorite friends from the farm for a fun  and energetic sing-along that brings everyone together. From tunes like “Camptown Races” to classic nursery rhymes like “Hey, Diddle Diddle,” this interactive show has a strong character message of sharing and caring for others. Program is intended for Pre K and Kindergarten children. No registration is required.

African Folktales - Tuesday July 24 at 10:45am

Presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre. African Folktales brings to life the vastness of the African landscape and a variety of clever animals. Join Akili as she shares these exciting tales that were traditionally passed down by word of mouth. African music helps to set the stage for these energetic stories. With imaginative costumes and lots of audience participation, this production also includes valuable character-education themes. Program is intended for children in 1st Grade and up. No registration is required. 

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