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Preschool Storytime Class

For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment in Literature Test (KRAL). Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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Book Buddies: Little Buddies

Students entering grades 1-3 can practice reading with a local teen during this five-week program. Registrants must commit to at least 3 weeks. (Note weeks you will be unavailable during registration) A variety of reading materials will be supplied. Registration begins May 25 and will be limited by the number of volunteers we recruit.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Fun and Games with Coach Q

Presenter Chris Quickert will get little ones moving and learning sport skills through sports lead-in games, cooperative activities like parachute games, and many other activities. These games will take place out in Miller Park and are designed for maximum participation, activity, and fun! Registration is required for each session and opens two weeks prior. Registered participants must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Don’t forget your water bottles!

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Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 2:30pm to 3:15pm

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Preschoolers: Let's Get Moving with COSI

COSI Educators will be here to teach you all about the human body - you’ll learn about what’s inside of us and how the pieces of our incredible human machines work together to let us play, dance, stretch, and more. Then you’ll get a chance to become physicians yourselves as you explore hands-on stations, including looking at real X-rays and using real doctor’s tools. For ages 3-6. Registration is required and begins June 10.

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Friday, June 24, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Preschool Beach Party

We don’t have a pool, but we’ll still have lots of fun at our preschool beach party this morning. We’ll have sand and water tables, stories, limbo and a few other surprises. Weather permitting we’ll be out in the sun. If it rains we’ll take the fun indoors!

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Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:15am

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Babytime Class

For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time. These skills will help children build vocabulary, recognize objects, and build a foundation for reading and learning.

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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Tales for Twos and Threes Class

For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.

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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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