August 27, 2021
Free Learning Series “Little Kids, Big World” Featured at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum
BISMARCK, N.D. – Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to the free interactive learning series “Little Kids, Big World” at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum. These interactive 30-minute programs introduce children to North Dakota’s fascinating history. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
"Little Kids, Big World" classes are offered in a large public space with social distancing considerations. Each child is provided with their own supplies. The programs are Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m., unless noted otherwise. Children and their parents or guardians are asked to meet at the east entrance information desk.
Sept. 4 "Leaf Scavenger Hunt." Explore the different shapes of leaves on the North Dakota Heritage Center grounds. Choose your favorite leaf and make a leaf rubbing to take home.
Sept. 11 "Sunshine and Sundials." 2:30 and 3 p.m. Did you know that people used to tell time using the sun? Learn about sundials and make your own.
Sept. 12 "Grandparents Day." Join us as we create a memorable project for the grandparents in our lives!
Sept. 18 "Homesteading in North Dakota." 2 and 3 p.m. The State Museum has a house from one of the early homesteads in North Dakota. See this homestead house and build your own structures using fun materials.
Sept. 25 "It's Harvest Season!" Learn about the different crops harvested in North Dakota and the many uses of the products our farmers grow.
Follow us on Facebook for upcoming dates and topics. "Little Kids, Big World" is led by Sarah Fox, who has teaching endorsements in STEM 1-8, middle school 5-8, and kindergarten, and has taught for more than 10 years.
For more information, contact Erik Holland, curator of education, at 701.328.2792. For a listing of programs sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota, go to history.nd.gov/events.
Erik Holland, 701.328.2792
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