Story Hour Archives - CSPM

Children’s History Hour: Intergenerational Month

This September we are celebrating Intergenerational Awareness Month. We’ll read “How to Babysit a Grandma” by Jean Reagan and explore how family relationships helped shape our community.

Children ages 3-6 and their favorite adult are invited to explore regional history through story time, a family-friendly tour, activity, and craft.

Children’s History Hour: Big Ideas

Join us for Children’s History Hour: Big Ideas

Have you ever had an idea? What do you do with it once you have it? We’ll discover how big ideas led to amazing creations and possibilities in Pikes Peak regional history. How will your ideas impact our community?

Children ages 3-6 and their favorite adult are invited to explore regional history through story time, a family-friendly tour, activity, and craft.

 

Children’s History Hour: Big Ideas

Join us for Children’s History Hour: Big Ideas

Have you ever had an idea? What do you do with it once you have it? We’ll discover how big ideas led to amazing creations and possibilities in Pikes Peak regional history. How will your ideas impact our community?

Children ages 3-6 and their favorite adult are invited to explore regional history through story time, a family-friendly tour, activity, and craft.

 

Children’s History Hour: Electrical Wizard

Join us for Children’s History Hour: Electrical Wizard

Electricity! It’s everywhere. In our homes, schools, offices, roads, and even in the sky! Join us as we explore the story of electricity and learn about Nikola Tesla, the man who discovered how to harness and apply electricity to our everyday lives.

Children ages 3-6 and their favorite adult are invited to explore regional history through story time, a family-friendly tour, activity, and craft.

 

Children’s History Hour: Electrical Wizard

Join us for Children’s History Hour: Electrical Wizard

Electricity! It’s everywhere. In our homes, schools, offices, roads, and even in the sky! Join us as we explore the story of electricity and learn about Nikola Tesla, the man who discovered how to harness and apply electricity to our everyday lives.

Children ages 3-6 and their favorite adult are invited to explore regional history through story time, a family-friendly tour, activity, and craft.

 

Digital Children’s History Hour: Remarkably You – Ages 5-10

Join us for Children’s History Hour from the comfort of your home! REGISTER for information on how  to tune into Zoom at 10:30 a.m. for a live program! While all ages are welcome, this program is designed for children ages 5-10 and their families. Enjoy story time, a brief history program, and a guided craft.

About the Program

What does it mean to be remarkably you? We will learn the stories of unique people who believed in themselves and helped shape our community. We’ll read “Remarkably You” by Pat Zietlow Miller and make creative self-portraits that show how special we all are!

Children ages 5-10 and their favorite adult are invited to explore regional history through story time, a family-friendly activity, and craft.

Supplies Needed: We are making self portraits! Use whatever materials you have around the house. You can draw, color, collage, craft with clay, and more! Create a self-portrait that shows how remarkable you truly are.

Digital Children’s History Hour: Remarkably You – Ages 3-6

Join us for Children’s History Hour from the comfort of your home! REGISTER for information on how  to tune into Zoom for a live program! While all ages are welcome, this program is designed for children ages 3-6 and their families. Enjoy story time, a brief history program, and a guided craft.

About the Program

What does it mean to be remarkably you? We will learn the stories of unique people who believed in themselves and helped shape our community. We’ll read “Remarkably You” by Pat Zietlow Miller and make creative self-portraits that show how special we all are!

Children ages 3-6 and their favorite adult are invited to explore regional history through story time, a family-friendly activity, and craft.
 
Supplies Needed: We are making self portraits! Use whatever materials you have around the house. You can draw, color, collage, craft with clay, and  more! Create a self-portrait that shows how remarkable you truly are.
 

Digital Children’s History Hour: Arches to Zigzags

Join us for Children’s History Hour: Arches to Zigzags from the comfort of your home! RSVP for information on how  to tune into our Zoom meeting for a live program! While all ages are welcome, this program is designed for children ages 5-10 and their families. Enjoy story time, a brief history program, and a guided craft.

HOW TO JOIN THE FUN

  • Submit an RSVP for the event (RSVP button is at the bottom of this page).
  • The night before the event, we will send an email with the secure Zoom meeting link.
  • At the start of the program open the Zoom meeting link.
  • If you do not have Zoom on your computer, follow the directions to download the program.
  • Make sure your microphone is muted and your video is turned off.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Explore the ABCs of architecture as we celebrate National Historic Preservation Month! We’ll read “Arches to Zigzags” by Michael J. Crosbie and discover the beautiful details of the museum’s home, the 1903 El Paso County Courthouse. Download our Architecture Scavenger Hunt Worksheet to explore your own homes and neighborhoods. We’re making creative columns in honor of the many columns decorating the courthouse.

Supplies Needed: Get creative! You can use toilet paper rolls, cardboard and colorful paper to make your columns. We encourage families to use whatever supplies you have around the house. Share your final product with us on Facebook or Instagram.

  • Did you miss the April program exploring collections? You can still access it online!

Digital Children’s History Hour: Arches to Zigzags

Join us for Children’s History Hour: Arches to Zigzags from the comfort of your home! RSVP for information on how  to tune into our Zoom meeting at 10:30 a.m. for a live program! While all ages are welcome, this program is designed for children ages 3-5 and their families. Enjoy story time, a brief history program, and a guided craft.

HOW TO JOIN THE FUN

  • Submit an RSVP for the event (RSVP button is at the bottom of this page).
  • The night before the event, we will send an email with the secure Zoom meeting link.
  • At the start of the program open the Zoom meeting link.
  • If you do not have Zoom on your computer, follow the directions to download the program.
  • Make sure your microphone is muted and your video is turned off.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Explore the ABCs of architecture as we celebrate National Historic Preservation Month! We’ll read “Arches to Zigzags” by Michael J. Crosbie and discover the beautiful details of the museum’s home, the 1903 El Paso County Courthouse. Download our architecture scavenger hunt (coming soon!) to explore your own homes and neighborhoods. We’re making creative columns in honor of the many columns decorating the courthouse.

Supplies Needed: Get creative! You can use toilet paper rolls, cardboard and colorful paper to make your columns. We encourage families to use whatever supplies you have around the house. Share your final product with us on Facebook or Instagram.

  • Did you miss the April program exploring collections? You can still access it online!