NOTE: All member and nonmember tickets must be reserved in advance, and masks are now optional but recommended. Learn more about how you can join us!

Wed., May 25; 10:30 A.M. AND 1 P.M.
Virtual Story Time

NOTE: In-Person Story Time Returns June 1!

WEDNESDAYS starting June 1; 10:30 A.M. AND 1 P.M.

Come to Phipps for story time among the flowers. Kids will love visiting Phipps to listen to our storyteller weave tales about gardens, fruits, vegetables, animals and other fun topics.

Join us for stories, sing-alongs and fun activities you can do from home each Wednesday!

Story Time is now virtual! Join us each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. for a 30-minute Story Time and receive a link to a fun activity that you can complete at home. Each week, we will share a new story and activity! 

Join us each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. for a 30-minute Story Time and receive a link to a fun activity that you can complete at home. Each week, we will share a new story and activity!

Wed., May 25 Schedule

  • Greeting and welcome
  • Learning to read from left to right activity 
  • Reading of Summer's Vacation by Lynn Plourde
  • Learning component: fun summer plans and what summer does for us 
  • Activity: acting out our favorite summer activities 
  • Old MacDonald
  • Goodbye song
  • Follow-up email with themed activity

For any Story Time Friends who are interested in working on the paper bag kite craft which will be listed in ​the follow-up email to Story Time immediately following our session, here are the supplies you will need:

  • Paper lunch bags
  • Yarn or strong twine/string
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Streamers
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Embellishments: stickets, markers, crayons or construction paper

Interested in attending? Please R.S.V.P. by clicking the link in the button below to receive an email with a Zoom link to participate in this week's Story Time.

R.S.V.P. for 10:30 a.m.

R.S.V.P. for 1 p.m.

Meet your Storyteller: Ramsha Khan

Story Time has a brand new host! Ramsha Khan from Phipps' Discovery Education team will now be reading a story to families every week. Get to know Ramsha by visiting our blog!

Select Photos © Paul g. Wiegman

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