June 6, 2017 Newsletter



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Pull Together To Raise Kids

Red Wagon Parade for Kids June 10th

Pulling Together to Raise Kansas City Kids…

This Saturday, it’s the Red Wagon Parade and Kid’s Rally at Park Place, sponsored by: Park Place, Shawnee Mission Health (LIV), and the Raised with Love and Limits Foundation.
The event benefits the Raised with Love and Limits Foundation.

When and Where: Park Place (Ash Street and 116th Place in Leawood, KS)
Saturday, June 10, 2017, 11:00am – 1:00pm

We’re celebrating parenting and thanking everyone who pulls together to keep our families rolling along! Parents, grandparents, pediatricians, nurses, social service agencies, childcare providers, teachers, coaches, first responders…all who help build a consistent caring, supportive, protective community for our children!

Kids of all ages and their families, neighbors and friends are invited to decorate Red Wagons, trikes and bikes, and/or walk with posters thanking the names of those who pull together to keep our families rolling along!!

• $10 suggested donation to the Raised with Love and Limits Foundation for preventing adverse childhood experience and toxic stress to improve children’s health, learning and behavior.

• Honorary Red Wagon Parade Grand Marshal, Leawood Mayor, Peggy Dunn

Click here to register online by midnight on June 8th, or at our Park Place store (11536 Ash Street) by 11:59 p.m. on June 9th. A registration table will also be located in Barkley Square at Park Place from 10:00 – 10:45am on Saturday, June 10th before the parade begins. Online registrants and event day registrants can pick up a participation “Rally for Kids” sticker here.

Pre-registrants at The Learning Tree will pick up their participation “Rally for Kids” sticker upon registering at the store.

• Parade attendees will meet at the intersection of Ash Street and 115th Terrace/Rosewood behind BSA Architects 10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Parade will begin promptly at 11am and proceed down Ash Street to Barkley Square. Please click here to view or print map.

Register online by June 8th or at The Learning Tree’s store in Park Place by June 9th to be automatically entered to win a Kettler Tricycle!

kettler trikeThis cheery red, yellow and green tricycle is a perfect starter with an adjustable high back seat, rear sand bucket, and removable parent push bar, your little one will be one happy rider!

Plus, early registrants (by midnight June 8th) are invited to a FREE craft class, the “Red Wagon Parade Sign Decorating Party”, to decorate your wagon, bike, trike, stickers and posters at The Learning Tree on Friday, June 9th from 10:30am – 12:00pm.

We’ll have markers, stickers, and other fancy craft material to personalize your sign so it’s parade-ready! Each sign will have a special place to write in the name(s) of a special person, group of people or place you would like to thank and honor in the Red Wagon Parade

Meet us for the Rally for Kids in BARKLEY SQUARE after the Parade

Fox 4 News Anchor John Holt will be there to announce the awards, activities, and giveaways.

Mr. Stinky FeetEnjoy live music featuring Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove, plus a magic show, performances by Music House School of Music, Face Painters, Balloon Artists, MyGym kid’s tumbling, and lots of other family fun!

Visit the Parenting to Go Tent sponsored by Shawnee Mission Health and parent educator/author Barbara C. Unell and psychologist/author Jerry L. Wyckoff, Ph.D., co-authors of Discipline with Love and Limits, and co-founders of the Raised with Love and Limits Foundation.

Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove has been bringing families and communities together through music for nearly two decades. Come sing, dance, and play in the band during this high-energy, interactive show that will get the whole family rockin’.

Open our Summer Catalog and See How Fun Summer Can Be!

digital Learning Tree Summer toy catalog

Scramble Bugs, crazy Lovely Llamas, Slackers NinjaLine Intro Kit, and Light Up Capture The Flag will help you welcome Summer! Stay cool and protected with clip-on Water Bottles and Super Sparkle Screen, the kind-to-your-skin 30+ sunscreen that sparkles!

Click the image to open the catalog. Then, you can “turn the pages” on your computer.

Each image links to the item in our online store with additional info and photos.

See something you like? Buy it online, then stop by either store to pick it up. Shopping couldn’t be easier!

The catalog also includes a full list of our in-store Summer Activity Classes.

Summer Activities are Here!

Add some fun to your summer days in June and July! Join us in the Rainbow Room at Corinth Square for crafts, creating,…and ready, set, it’s DIY Inflatable Coloring Toys!

Sign up for Color. Inflate. PLAY! Your colorful imagination will blast off!

Color, Inflate, Play classColor paper toy car, rocket, or world peace dolls, with markers, crayons, or colored pencils. Then, insert a straw and gently blow to inflate them! Add wheels, wings, or decorations and you are ready to play! Recommended for all ages 4+.

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

Summer Activities Classes ScheduleJust click on the image to get a closer look.

All classes will take place at our Corinth Square store.

Click here to Sign Up for Summer Activity classes online or…

Call us to register at 913-385-1234.

Stained glass car

June Events…

Beginning TOMORROW, June 7th at 10:00am!

6/7: Egg She

Kids Gardening Classes with Rosehill Gardens followed by the Learning Tree Summer Storytime.

More info and sign-up here…

Summer Music!

There’s Neighborhood fun at the Franklin Park Fourth Friday Concerts!

fourth friday concerts Fourth Friday Summer Concerts are brought to you by Hillcrest Covenant Church.

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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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