June 20, 2012 at 9:45am to July 25, 2012 at 7:45pm
Children and trains make a natural match—always on the move. Tag along this summer with a traveling zoo train. Bring your own stuffed animals for the petting zoo. Wear long white socks on your hands for polar bear paws and learn about real animals in the zoo. Sing songs for clapping time, and use music to help regulate emotions. Home Materials: Zoo Train book, Home CD, animal shaker instrument, and poster.ZOO TRAIN meets weekly from 9:45 - 10:45 AM OR 6:45 - 7:45 PM on Wednesdays, June 20 -…See More
KINDERMUSIK is a developmentally based method of enhancing a child's early years through family centered music making, offering an enriching environment in which the child can explore, create, and develop a love of both music and learning in general. Founded in 2004 by licensed Kindermusik educator Sheryl May, KINDERMUSIK WITH SHERYL MAY is a music and movement program for children ages birth through five years in the Erie area.
In addition, Sheryl teaches elementary general and choral music in the Harbor Creek School District, provides music enrichment experiences at the Penn State Erie Child Care Center and College for Kids, and serves as the Early Childhood chair for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. On several occasions, she has made presentations and contributed articles focusing on the topic of Early Childhood Music.
'The Nutcracker': Saturday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m.; autism-friendly performance, Friday, Dec. 19, noon; Warner Theatre, 811 State St.; Lake Erie Ballet presents a Christmas favorite. Cost: $17-$31; autism-friendly performance, $5 (reservations required). Info: 452-4857, www.lakeerieballet.org.
Non-Native Decorations: Saturday, Dec. 20, 10 a.m.-noon; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive; learn how to make a wreath or dreamcatcher using plants; materials provided; preregister by Dec. 12. Cost: $15. Info: 833-7424.
Beach Glass Ornaments for Kids: Saturday, Dec. 20, 1-2 p.m.; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive; craft a pine cone beach glass ornament; all materials provided; preregistration required. Cost: $4 per child. Info: 833-7424.