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Week of the Young Child
Start Date: 4/18/2013Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 4/18/2013End Time: 2:00 PM
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Join the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University as we celebrate the Week of the Young Child: Early Years Are Learning Years. Activities will take place in our children’s discovery center, Outside In, from noon–2 p.m. on April 15–19.

The schedule includes story times, crafts, games, music, and much more. The activities are free to the public with museum admission.

April 15
Follow the Tracks Story Time and Scavenger Hunt
Join us as we read aloud during our interactive story-time adventure, and then participate in a thrilling scavenger hunt. We will read at 12:15 and 1:15 p.m., and the Scavenger Hunts will take place immediately after story times.

April 16
Flower Power
Learn more about plant life cycles and what plants need to survive.
Make bean sprout necklaces!
April 17
Buggy for Bugs
Meet some of the live invertebrates that live in Outside In, and learn more about these creepy crawly creatures from our staff. Make bug boxes to take home!
April 18
The Sounds of Nature
Let’s take a look at instruments from around the world and how their materials come straight from nature. Then join us for music and dancing in Outside In. Make your own Instrument using beans and rice.
April 19
Animal Bingo
Join us for animal bingo and win a prize while identifying some of your favorite animals.
Week of the Young Child
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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