Little Sprouts Learning is a unique, pre-scholastic, learn-through-play program. Led by an educator, Little Sprouts features hands-on experiments and imaginative make-and-take home projects designed to nurture young minds and develop a good understanding of core literacy concepts, including art, history, math, and science. This month our theme is Hablando Español, a bilingual cultural program inspired by our exhibition Images of Resilience: Chicana/o Art and its Mexican Roots. It is designed to teach children basic Spanish and help them develop good pronunciation skills and an appreciation of Spanish-speaking cultures. For ages 18-months – 6 years with an accompanying adult; Included with admission/Members free.
June 2: Hablando Español: Grande o Pequeño (Speaking Spanish: Big or Small)
Learn how to say “big” and “small” in Spanish while determining what kinds of things are grande o pequeño.
June 7 & 9: Hablando Español: Los Colores (Speaking Spanish: The Colors)
Learn the Spanish names of colors, as well as fruits and animals, in this color-matching game.
June 14 & 16: Pyramids of the World
Pyramids are one of the most mysterious and greatest engineering achievements in the world. The Pyramid of Cholula in Mexico is one of the largest in the world. The Nahuatl people call pyramids Tlachihualtepetl, which means “artificial mountains.” We’ll journey in time and across the globe to learn about pyramids and how they were engineered.
June 21 & 23: Marine Animal Rescue
Strengthen fine motor skills when you operate a variety of tools to “rescue” marine animals trapped in ice.
June 28 & 30: The Many Faces of You
Create a unique self-portrait using photographs of different faces.