May 25, 2016 Newsletter

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Kid’s Flea Market This Saturday!

This Saturday, May 28th: The 8th Annual Kid’s Flea Market gives kids a chance to run their own business for a few hours at this family friendly, community event.

Registered sellers, we’re looking forward to seeing your creative booths filled with out-grown and gently used toys, books and games!

Shoppers young and old, the beginning of the summer is the perfect time to find bargains! Teachers, this is a great place to find good deals for your classrooms.

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

The FUN starts this weekend!

Come boogie with us this Friday in Franklin Park and join us for the 8th Annual Kid’s Flea Market at Corinth Square this Saturday to sell, swap or shop! If you’ve seen our Summer Toy Catalog you know the Learning Tree will be your fun-for- summer headquarters. It’s filled with fabulous new ideas for summer toys and in-store classes and activities!

Keep reading for more 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!

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!

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

Neighborhood Fun at 4th Friday Concerts

This Friday May 27th 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.

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.

Coming In June

Color Yourself Calm
Thursday June 16, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Grownups, join us at Park Place Learning Tree for an evening of coloring and an opportunity to sample some small batch products for the home, body and health from our neighbors at Hand & Land.

We’ll put out pens, pencils and markers plus some coloring pages from Sterling Book or bring your own coloring book. Thoughtfully designed products from Hand & Land will enhance an evening of relaxation. No sign-up necessary!

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.

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!




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

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