Ambler Arboretum Presents: Books Under the Beech

Wednesdays, April 22, May, 13, June 10, July 22 and August 19
3 to 4 p.m.

Bring the little ones or the grandkids over to the Ambler Arboretum (or online in April and May) as we tuck in among the branches of a beech tree for a book reading followed by an interactive walk through the gardens connected to the story we just heard.

April 22: In Honor of Earth Day, we will read The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins and then take a tree "tour." This program is part of Temple University's Global Days of Service. The April 22 event will be held online. Registrants will be sent a link to the view the reading.

May 13: We will read The Enormous Potato by Aubrey Davis. We will then explore some fruits and vegetables. This program is part of the Longwood Gardens Community Read. The May 13 event will be held online. Registrants will be sent a link to the view the reading.

June 10: We will read The Tin Forest by Helen Ward. We will then walk around the gardens listening and looking for birds and seedlings they may have planted.

July 22: We will read the classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. We will then tour the gardens looking for caterpillars and the leaves they have eaten!

August 19: We will read The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. We will then play a game of “Habitat Simon Says” and explore the gardens looking for the parts of a habitat.

Please register for one or more dates using the form below. Books Under the Beech will be held rain or shine. Information: duffyj@temple.edu or 267-468-8108.

 
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