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M is for Museum & Poppets Playdates
March 11, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
In March, winter starts to fade and signs of spring begin to appear. One sign of spring is that sap starts to run inside maple trees. You can gather this sap in buckets and boil it for a long time until it becomes maple syrup!
Maple syrup is delicious on pancakes! Our Poppets friends will read Pancakes, Pancakes! by Eric Carle. In this story, Jack wakes up and is hungry for pancakes. His mother sends him around their farm to gather the ingredients. He wonders if his pancake will ever be ready!
Our M is for Museum friends will read Sugaring by Jesse Haas. In this book, Nora and Gramp are collecting sap from maple trees to make maple syrup. The horses, Bonnie and Stella, are working hard, too, pulling the heavy sap tank through the snow from tree to tree. This story about Nora and her grandparents brings the beauty of a New England farm in early spring vividly to life.
During this program, we’ll visit our Family Discovery Gallery to see the make-believe maple sugaring activity in The Ox-Cart Man exhibit, then do a maple-themed craft.
Sponsored by Early Childhood Partners
Poppets Playdates, 18 mos.+, 9:30 a.m.
M is for Museum, 2.9 years+, 10:30 a.m.
Included with Admission
Free for Members
Free for Residents of Hamilton, Wenham,
Manchester & Essex with Advanced Registration