Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Read-Aloud Tours for Preschoolers at the Brandywine River Museum

Thursdays in October and November from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Inspired by the museum's Flights into Fantasy exhibition, the tours will begin with a story time in the galleries followed by a related art activity. These Read-Aloud Tours are designed for children ages 3 to 6, accompanied by an adult.

Date Story Theme Art Activity
October 11 Fairies, Elves and Sprites Elf and fairy creations
October 18 Mother Goose Rhymes Colorful gardens
October 25 Madeline Paper cut-out dolls
November 1 Winnie the Pooh Scratch art drawings
November 8 Noodle (a dog story) Pipe cleaner dogs
November 15 Beatrix Potter Tales Animal collages

The tours are free with museum admission:
$8 for adults,
$5 for senior citizens, students and children 6-12,
Free for children under 6 and Brandywine Conservancy members.

Advanced registration is required.
Families may sign up for one or more programs by contacting the Education Office at 610-388-8382 or

For more information about the museum, location and hours visit their website.