MSU Tollgate Children’s Garden Story Hour

Date: July 11, 2016
Time: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: MSU Tollgate Farm, 28115 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, MI 48377
Contact: MSU Extension Tollgate Early Childhood Programs Office, 248-347-0269 ext. 230; Brooke Larm, larmb@anr.msu.edu

Join us at MSU Tollgate Farm for summer story hour! Novi Public Library will be partnering with us to share their favorite farm-themed stories accompanied by music and movement, process-based art, hands on experiments and investigations, and/or games.

Who has a built-in comb? Who lives in a burrow? Who can sleep standing up? Children will have the opportunity to visit and observe the animals in their farm habitat to seek the answers to their many questions.

Summer 2016 Monday Story Hour Sessions: 9:30  -10:30 a.m.

June 27 - Down on the Farm
July 11 - Fun with Food
July 28 - Exploring the Garden
August 8 - Farm Animals with a visit from Novi Library’s own Mother Goose!

This program is designed for children ages 2-5 years old with a parent/caregiver. Children under 2 years old are welcome to accompany their parents and join in with the story/animal visit portions of the program. Children over 5 years old who are interested in coming to the farm can attend our summer camp sessions. Please visit www.tollgate.msu.edu for more information.

Story hours will be held rain or shine. If the weather is favorable, we will gather in the Children’s Garden, otherwise in the case of rain you will see signage directing you to an indoor or covered location.

Cost: $6.00 per child per event

Pre-registration is required and must be completed 24 hours in advance of each story hour. Refunds are not available. All fees support MSU Tollgate Farm Early Childhood Programs. Thank you!

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