Date: Dec 3rd, 2021

Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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Storytelling: December Missouri Historical Society

LOCATION: History Clubhouse | Museum

This program takes place in person.

Storytelling programs at the Missouri History Museum engage our youngest visitors and their families with songs, movement, traditional and contemporary storybooks, and local history. Each story time connects with a different theme that helps children explore their world and develop a love of reading. All story times are led by a dedicated educator who makes the activity interactive, and we take special care to choose books that present a variety of experiences and people our young guests can see themselves in. Storytelling in the Museum supports early literacy and is a great opportunity for age-appropriate social emotional learning.

These programs are recommended for children ages 2–6 and their families, and each 30-minute session is free. Storytelling in the Museum takes place in person on Fridays and second Saturdays from 10:30 to 11:00am, and our Spanish-language storytelling Cuentos occurs second Saturdays and the fourth Friday of each month. Please be advised that Storytelling in the Museum and Cuentos en el Museo will be held outdoors in our Bernoudy Courtyard. If there is inclement weather we will relocate to a spacious indoor setting.

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Winter Wonderland (Friday, December 10)
Hot cocoa and cookies with wintry reads—these are a few of my favorite things.

Winter Wonderland/Invierno Incredible (Saturday, December 11)
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Local Food Traditions | History Exploration Day Storytelling (Friday, December 17)
Join us for a special storytelling as part of our all-ages History Exploration Days. It’s time for a yummy story time where we’ll learn about some local foods and history. Story time takes place in the History Clubhouse for 2- to 6-year-olds at 10:30am and for 7- to 11-year-olds at noon.

No Storytelling in the Museum or Cuentos en el Museo (Friday, December 24)

No Storytelling (Friday, December 31)

All pre-scheduled public and member virtual programs have automated closed captioning available. Additionally, ASL interpretation is available for programs with two weeks advanced notice. Please email to request ASL interpretation or with other accessibility questions.