May 2, 2017 Newsletter

The Learning Tree toy stores 913-385-1234

Calling Books & Boutique Lovers, Readers, and Fleas!

We’re beginning May by celebrating books and readers! It’s National Children’s Book Week May 1-7 and we have special police officer and firefighter guests to help us with Storytime and reading events.

Kids, we still have spots available for you to read your favorite book to a Prairie Village police officer guests this Saturday (call 913 385-1234)! Don’t forget, you can vote for your favorite children’s book and shop the sale book cart all week.

Come see your friends from the Learning Tree at the St. Luke’s South fundraiser, Books & Boutiques this Friday and be sure to sign up for our 9th Annual Kid’s Flea Market at the end of the month.

Read on for all the dates and details in our May Calendar below!

Add some fun to your summer days!

Join us in the Rainbow Room at Corinth Square for crafts, creating, and CRAZY fun.

Did you say CRAZY?

Crazy Aaron's Thinking PuttyA fan of the ever-popular slime, goop or dough? You’ll want to sign up for our mixed-by-me Thinking Putty Workshop by Crazy Aaron, one of our NEW Summer Activities. It’ll stretch your mind!!!

Want to know the story behind Crazy Aaron?

Sign up today for this and 7 other FANTASTIC in-store Summer Activities!

Click here to Sign Up for Summer Activity classes online or call us to register at 913-385-1234.

May Activities & Events

The Fire Engine book from Little Golden Books

Wednesday May 3, 10:30am, Park Place: Special Guest Storytime

National Children’s Book Week is the time to enjoy a classic Golden Book Storytime with Firefighter Chase from the Lenexa Fire Department.

Chase will read and share information about the equipment he uses to do his important job.

Preschoolers, you’ll love this event!

 

Books & BoutiquesFriday May 5, 10:00am – 2:30pm, Books & Boutiques: The Overland Park Convention Center will host St. Luke’s South 10th Annual fundraiser, Books and Boutiques. Visit the Learning Tree Booth, do some shopping, and enjoy the fashion show and luncheon. Want to know more? Visit https://saintlukesgiving.org/books

police capREAD TO AN OFFICER

Children’s Book Week – SIGN UP EVENT!
Saturday May 6, 10:30am, Corinth Square

Are you a new reader or a seasoned reader? Here’s your chance to practice and show off your stuff to a special listener. Prairie Village police officers will be our guests at the Learning Tree to listen to you read and enjoy children’s books.*

cops and doughnutsAll are welcome to join us for a morning of books, doughnuts, coloring pages, and fun! But you must sign up to Read with an Officer.

Call the Learning Tree at 913-385-1234 to add your name to one of three morning Reading Sessions:

First Reading Session: 10:30am – 11:00am
Second Reading Session: 11:00am – 11:30am
Third Reading Session: 11:30am – 12:00pm

Readers:

  1. Bring your favorite book or choose one from our book pile.
  2. As you arrive, you will be given a number for your turn to read.
  3. Enjoy doughnuts and event activities while you wait!
  4. When we call your number, you’ll have 5 minutes to read your chosen book to the officer.

*Please understand Prairie Village Police Officers may be called away for service during the event.

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Kid’s Flea Market – Sign Up TODAY!

2017 Kid's Flea Market at Corinth Square Learning Tree

Saturday, May 27, 10:00am -12:00pm in the Corinth Square parking lot

Flea Market booth tickets are $10 each

Plan a family activity for Memorial Day weekend! Make the 9th Annual Corinth Square Learning Tree Flea Market a tradition!

We’re your local toy store and the Learning Tree Kid’s Flea Market is a family friendly, community event that pulls everyone in the neighborhood together! Whether you set up a family, kid centered booth for selling, or shop the market looking for bargains on kid’s stuff, everyone is welcome to enjoy the morning!

The Kid’s Flea Market gives kids a chance to run their own business for a few hours and to do a little spring-cleaning in the playroom! With their booth spot reserved, kids can begin to collect their out-grown and gently used toys, books and games to re-sell.

Click here for more information or sign up for your booth space.
Call 913-385-1234 for info!

Check out our website or our FaceBook page for an up-to-date listing of events and activities. We’ve made it easy to sign up online! Questions? Give us a call 913-385-1234.

We like you, do you like us? Like our Facebook page and get the Learning Tree scoop plus giveaways and fun!

Weekly Schedule of Learning Tree Fun:

Tuesdays at 10:30am: Storytime with Miss Beth at Corinth Square
Wednesdays at 10:30am: Storytime at Park Place
Thursdays at 10:30am: Music and Movement with Jenny at Corinth Square, Drop In/$5

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