April 29, 2015

Contact: Steph Deidrick

“Storytime Saturdays” continue through May at the Missouri State Museum

The Missouri State Museum’s newest program series, “Storytime Saturdays” continues each Saturday in May. Through May 23, join staff on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. for a series of stories and interactive programs on Missouri’s history and natural resources. “Storytime Saturdays” will focus on families with children aged 3 – 6 years, though all are welcome to attend.   Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the programs will be held in various locations throughout the museum’s History and Resources halls in the State Capitol.

Program themes for May include:

May 2:   Butterflies and Insects in Hiding: How do insects camouflage themselves in their habitat?
May 9: Frogs! Listen to frog sounds and play games.
May 16: Night Animals: Learn about creatures of the night and search for animals in the museum.
May 23: Spiders: Play spider games and make spider-themed crafts.

The Missouri State Museum, which is part of the Missouri state park system, is located on the first floor of the Missouri State Capitol. For more information, contact the museum at 573-751-2854. For information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.