We will be closed on Sunday, April 20

April 18, 2014

 

Happy Easter!

We will be having Family Storytime on Saturday, April 19. All other programs will return on Monday. Have a great weekend!


All Together Now

April 14, 2014

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Tomorrow at 2 pm we have a special program for 3 to 5 year old children. Come on in and join in the fun!


Crafternoon: SPRING Vacation Edition!

April 14, 2014

On this lovely spring afternoon  a group of excited young artists used their fingers and thumbs to make gorgeous works of art inspired by Ed Emberley’s Fingerprint Drawing Book, Great Thumbprint Drawing Book, & Funprint Drawing Book.

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Here are just a few pictures of their GREAT work!

 Click this Link to see all of the pictures on our Flickr Page!

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Be Sure to Come in Next Week for our Regular Crafternoon program!

We’ll be making FLIP BOOKS!

Monday, April 21 @ 4:15 

for Children Grades in 3-6


If all the raindrops…

April 8, 2014

were lemon drops and gum drops, oh what a rain it would be!

Today in Ready, Set, Kindergarten! we sang songs, read stories, and even acted out some of the stories celebrating rain. We are hoping that April showers really will bring May flowers.

Everyone also made a rainy day picture.

To see all the photos, click here.

Next week, during the Ossining schools spring break, we will have a special program for preschoolers called All Together Now. It will incorporate the early literacy information we have been sharing during Ready, Set, Kindergarten! but will feature rhymes and songs followed by play. Come and share songs, stories, and imaginative play with your 3-5 year old child next Tuesday from 2 to 2:45.


Make-it Monday’s Sink or Float Challenge!

April 7, 2014

Today our nautical niños built their own ships. Their goal was to create the most buoyant boat and win the title of “Unsinkable”.

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our skillful sailors posing and building at the same time!

Each of our brave builders were given 2 6″X6″ squares of aluminum foil, scissors, and tape. One square of foil would be used to make a test boat and the second would be used to make a finalized competition-ready boat. Each finalized boat was given a crazy name before it was sent to sea.

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the good ship “Monkey Pants” sets sail

Once our final boats were ready, we counted how may pennies each boat could hold without sinking.

boats rescued from the depths

sunken boats rescued from the depths

The title of “Unsinkable” went to the “S.S. Tipton”, who was able to float with a cargo of 13 pennies before sinking.

 

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the champion, “S.S. Tipton”

Click HERE for more pictures.

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Come to our next Make-it Monday

May 5th @ 4:15

We will me making our own optical illusions!!


Vroom! Vroom! Truck Fun!

April 7, 2014

This week’s Saturday Storytime was all about trucks. We read some fun truck books–everyone helped to make truck sounds and to steer–and sang songs, too. All the kids made their own shape truck. Everyone had a lot of fun being creative.

 

To see all the photos, click here.


Spring is finally here!

March 28, 2014

And our Spring 2014 programs will be back beginning April 7. You can stop by for a program flyer, or see our schedule here or here.

Here are links for printable flyers:

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Spanish


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