Weekly story and art activity at Brandywine River Museum

Children enjoy a story in the gallery at the Brandywine River Museum as part of the Read-Aloud Tour. Photo courtesy Brandywine River Museum

CHADDS FORD — The Brandywine River Museum offers a special weekly program, the Read-Aloud Tours, starting in February for children 3 to 6 to enjoy a story in the gallery and the participate in an art activity immediately afterward.

The tours take place Thursday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. They feature a story time in the gallery followed by an art-making activity for children ages 3-6 accompanied by an adult. Registration is requested at 610-388-8382 or education@brandywine.org. Free for members and children under age 6 and included with museum admission.

The upcoming schedule:

February 3
Oxcart Man by Donald Hall, illustrated by Barbara Cooney
Art Activity: quilt patterns

February 10
Ugly Duckling by Jerry Pinkney
Art  Activity: beautiful swans

February 17
Shadow translated by Marcia Brown
Art  Activity: shadow art

February 24
The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
Art Activity: neighborhood scenes

March 3
A Seed is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Aston, illustrated by Sylvia Long
Art Activity: nature creations

March 10
Olivia by Ian  Falconer
Art Activity: colorful  pigs

March 17
The Tallest Leprechaun by Emily Grace Koenig
Art  Activity:  St. Patrick’s Day collages

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