Friday, January 29, 2010

Read Aloud Tours

Read Aloud Tours for Children
at the Brandywine River Museum
Thursday Mornings in February and March



Introduce children to the Brandywine River Museum through Read-Aloud Tours. Held on six Thursday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., the tours begin on February 4 and continue through March 11. The tours feature story time in the gallery followed by an art-making activity for children ages 3 to 6 accompanied by an adult.

Registration is requested and families may sign up by contacting the education office at 610-388-8382 610-388-8382 or education@brandywine.org. The tours are included with admission; free for non-members.


February 4
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen,
Illustrated by John Schoenherr
Activity: winter landscapes

February 11
Bats at the Library by Brian Lies
Activity: create a bat

February 18
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Activity: truffula trees

February 25
Painting the Wind by Patricia and Emily MacLachlan,
Illustrated by Katy Schneider
Activity: island still lifes

March 4
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson,
Illustrated by Beth Krommes
Activity: scratch art

March 11
Cabbages and Kings by Elizabeth Seabrook,
Illustrated by Jamie Wyeth
Activity: garden designs


The Brandywine River Museum is located on U.S. Route 1 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. The Museum is open daily, except Christmas Day, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults; $6 for seniors ages 65 and over, students, and children ages 6-12; free for children under six and Brandywine Conservancy members. For more information, please cal 610-388-2700 or visit the Museum's website at http://www.brandywinemuseum.org/.

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