2019 Summer Exploration Stations

2019 Summer Exploration Stations

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:00am - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 3:00pm

Summer Learning Exploration Station Events with WXXI Kids & Central Library

Join WXXI Kids and Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County as we celebrate the SUMMER OF SPACE during this year’s Exploration Stations!

Come explore folktales and hands-on activities about space and the moon! These activities are FREE and open to the public. 

Who: Best for kids ages 3-12

What: Fun, FREE hands-on learning activities

Where: Children's Center of the Central Library of Rochester—115 South Ave., Rochester, NY

When: Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8

Why: Because Space is Cool!

Questions? Contact WXXI Education

 

The 2019 Summer Reading theme is Universe of Stories so this summer our Exploration Stations will be a focused on exploring folktales about space! In case you want to get a jump start, we'll be exploring the following children's books during our summer learning events (in no particular order):

  • A Big Mooncake for Little Start by Grace Lin
  • Moon Rope by Lois Ehlert
  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba & Bryan Mealer
  • Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood
  • You're Safe With Me by Chitra Soundar & Poonam Mistry

 

Are you bringing a large group (more than 10?): For planning purposes, please contact the Children's Center (585-428-8150) to let them know the size of your group and roughly what time you'll be visiting. See you there!

 

Exploration Stations is a collaborative project between:

           

 

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