Play Date at Colonie Center
Ages2-3 years 4-5 years 6-8 years
“Celebrate thirty years of this classic alphabet book with a deluxe anniversary edition. More than three million copies of Animalia have been sold making Graeme Base’s amazing alliterative alphabet book one of the world’s most beloved titles for children. Take this stunning visual journey for the first time or delve once again into the world of Animalia.”
Activity: Learn about different animals around the world. Discover what it means for animals to be camouflaged and make your own animal mask!
Book: Cubetto Blue Ocean Adventure
“The Blue Ocean Adventure Pack lets students explore bubbling underwater volcanoes, discover sunken treasures and swim beneath the icebergs of the North Sea.” Help program Cubetto as it travels through the deep blue ocean! Learn about coding robots and the ocean all at the same time!
Activity: Create your own ocean creature and turn it into a scribble bot! What will your sea themed scribble bot draw?
Book: Things That Go and Blackout
One hot summer night in the city, all the power goes out. The TV shuts off and a boy wails, “Mommm!” His sister can no longer use the phone, Mom can’t work on her computer, and Dad can’t finish cooking dinner. What’s a family to do? When they go up to the roof to escape the heat, they find the lights–in stars that can be seen for a change–and so many neighbors it’s like a block party in the sky!
Activity: Learn all about energy and how energy affects our lives every day! Make your very own garden pinwheel to take home and watch it spin around in the wind.
Book: Cubetto Deep Space Adventure
On a journey through our solar system, kids learn the basics of computer coding. Youth are introduced to the International Space Station, Mars and Jupiter as they journey through the depths of our galaxy.
Activity: Time to adventure with Cubetto! Use your coding skills and help Cubetto navigate deep space while learning about the planets in our solar system. Trace your own constellation to bring home!
Book: The Mixed-Up Chameleon
From Eric Carle, the New York Times bestselling author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Grouchy Ladybug, comes a colorful and inventive book about a changing chameleon that wants to be a little bit of everything. There once was a small green chameleon that wished to be handsome like a flamingo, smart like a fox, and funny like a seal. But with each transformation in size, shape, and color, the chameleon learns that maybe being yourself is best of all!
Activity: Watch as a young chameleon discovers his camouflaged abilities and gets confused! Make your own mixed up chameleon.
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