pre-k story time billings farm and museum

Wednesdays in September 
Time: 9:30AM – 11:00AM 
Per Session Price:  $12/child + one adult, $10/member child + one adult
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This program is designed for preschool aged children (3-5) and an adult companion. Each week will include a different theme that connects the stories with crafts and farm activities.  A snack is included.
One adult is admitted free with your paid child(children). Adult attendance is required. There is a limit of one adult per child. Your registration fee does not cover admission to Billings Farm & Museum, but you are more than welcome to purchase admission if you would like to visit the site after the program.  
Younger siblings are welcome to join their parent or guardian during the program, but will not participate in the Pre-K craft and activities which are designed for children ages 3-5. A coloring area will be available during the program for younger children.
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September Pre-K Story Time Selections & Dates



big yellow sunflower

September 6
Big Yellow Sunflower
by Frances Barry

Explore the wonders of things that growA seed falls to the ground. What will it be? A variety of creatures watch the seed take root and sprout up through the soil. As we turn each page, a gigantic sunflower unfolds in a brilliant display.  After reading the story, we’ll wander the Sunflower House, make a sunflower-themed craft, harvest sunflower seeds, and enjoy a snack.


our apple tree

September 13
Our Apple Tree
by Gorel Kristina Naslund

Take a whimsical look at the life cycle of the apple tree. With two helpful tree sprites as guides, readers travel from spring, when the apple tree blossoms, through summer, when the fruit grows, to fall and the harvest. Along the way, you’ll learn about the life of the tree and the animals that visit – from insects that pollinate the flowers to deer that eat the fallen fruit.  The story will be followed by an apple themed craft and a snack.

goodbye summer hello fall

September 20  
Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall
by Kenard Pak

Join a young girl as she takes a walk-through forest and town, greeting all the signs of the coming season. In a series of conversations with every flower and creature and gust of wind, she says good-bye to summer and welcomes autumn.  The story will be followed by an autumn-themed craft and a snack. 


how big will your pumpkin grow

September 27 
How Big Could your Pumpkin Grow?
by Wendell Minor

Every year, giant pumpkin contests take place at fairs across the country—the 2012 record-holder weighed over a ton!  This imaginative story shows readers larger-than-life pumpkins decorating some of America’s favorite places—the Capitol dome, Mount Rushmore, the Brooklyn Bridge, even the Grand Canyon! This celebration of famous landmarks and landscapes plays with concepts of size and scale and is full of fun facts.  The story will be followed by a pumpkin craft and a snack.