March 17, 2016 Newsletter


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We’re Ready for Summer!

Wet Head Game by Hog Wild ToysSummer swim toys and new games have started coming in and we have a calendar packed with in-store activities and classes for you to choose from.

We’re getting ready for an amazing SUMMER! The Learning Tree will be your Fun-For-Summer Headquarters but the fun doesn’t stop when you leave the store.

The Learning Tree crew will be bringing some of our special fun (think bubbles, sidewalk chalk and surprises) to the outdoor concerts in Franklin Park and at The Summer Concert Series at Park Place. Come boogie with us!

Read on for information and 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!

$10/Kid’s Flea Market Ticket
Spaces still available! Why not start a family tradition and reserve your spot at the Kid’s Flea Market? Give your kids a chance to run their own business for a few hours at this family friendly, community event.The beginning of the summer is the perfect time for children to collect their out-grown and gently used toys, books and games to re-sell in their own “booth” space.

Click here for more info and to find out about our Best Booth contest!

Neighborhood Fun at 4th Friday Concerts

Starting May 27th with Moon City Big Band
6:30PM – 8:30PM at Franklin Park – Roe Ave. and Somerset Drive
Great local bands, free hot dog dinner and lots of kid fun from the Learning Tree all in your neighborhood park. Brought to you as a community project by Hillcrest Covenant Church.Want more info or to Join the Fourth Friday team? Click here.

Rally for Kids Concert
At Park Place in Barkley Square (corner of 116th and Ash Street)
Wed. June 1st, 5:00PM – 8:00PM

The Summer Sounds in the Park Concert Series, each Wednesday evening in June and July, kicks off with a “RALLY for Kids Concert” on June 1st to celebrate healthy parenting.

Park Place has teamed up with Shawnee Mission Health and Raised with Love and Limits to bring you this fun event. See here for complete details and activities.

Gardening and Storytime at the Learning TreeKid’s Gardening Classes
& Summer Storytime

Wednesdays in June and July at 10:00AM.

Park Place in Barkley Square (Corner of 116th Place and Ash Street)

We’re moving Wednesday storytime outside this summer to team up with Rosehill Gardens. Let’s get growing!

Sign up and information.

Want to be a Toy Expert?

Have you ever considered working as a Toy Expert?

We’re looking for year-round, full and part time additions to our Learning Tree family. Availability to include weekends. Click here for all the details and an application.

Get your Craft On with our Create It, Make It, Take It Classes and Friday Crafternoons.
Click the image for all the info…

Summer Activities for kids

Summer Crafternoons at The Learning TreeFriday Crafternoons! $10/Project

June 17th and 24th, July 8th and 15th – 2:00PM – 3:30PM Ages 4+

We’ll open the downstairs Rainbow Room at our Corinth location from 2:00PM – 3:30PM for walk-in craft-sessions. Come when you want during the session, pick your project and decide how long you stay! Great for families with different ages and stages. $10 per project. No sign-up necessary. Please call and let us know if you have a group larger than three kiddos so we can plan ahead!




Hope to SEA you at Mermaid Camp in the Rainbow Room!
No landlubbers allowed for this special week of shell-a-bration!

Mermaid Camps

Mini-Mermaid Morning Camp $45
June 20 – 23
10AM – 11:30AM
Ages 4 to 6Mermaid crafts, sing-a-longs, games, activities and snacks for little sea-loving kiddos.Take-home mermaid treasures!
Space limited. Sign-up online!

Mermaid Camp $60
June 20 – 23
1:00PM – 3:00PM
Ages 7+All things ocean for the older, more sophisticated mermaid! Mermaid crafts, sea-glass jewelry making, games, activities and snacks.
Take home treasures!
Space limited. Sign-up online!

Questions? Call our stores or email us anytime at and we’ll be happy to help you.

Check our Facebook page often for all our event news and details.

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