February 12, 2016

Paint, paint, and more paint!

Are you planning to join us for Play & Learn on February 18? Be sure to wear your purple Play & Learn t-shirt or clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. We'll be exploring and using child-safe paint in many different ways to help build writing skills and get our children ready to read.
February 18, 2016
Woodlawn Lake Community Room (adjacent to the Gym)
1103 Cincinnati Ave.

January 26, 2016

Play & Learn Make-and-take

If you are joining us at Woodlawn Community Room this Thursday, please bring an empty, dry, plastic bottle with a cap. We'll be making something you can take home to extend the morning's play with your child. 

January 19, 2016

Return to Woodlawn Community Room

Little Read Wagon will return to the Woodlawn Community Room (adjacent to the gym) this Thursday, January 21, 9:30-11:00 for some free Play & Learn fun! Join us on any or all of the next six Thursdays for plenty of talking, singing, reading, writing and playing together.

What: Play & Learn
Where: Woodlawn Community Room, 1103 Cincinnati Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201
When: Every Thursday, January 21-February 25, 9:30-11:00AM
Who: You and your child/grandchild/neighbor/friend who is not yet in school
Why: Getting ready to read and ready for school is lots of fun!

Each week we'll emphasize one of the five pre-reading practices of Every Child Ready to Read. Adults and children will engage in a variety of activities together such as art, dramatic play, sensory play, and of course lots of books to enjoy. Each child who participates will receive a free book of their choosing to add to their home library.

Questions? Call 207-2531.

December 16, 2015

Holiday Events at the San Antonio Public Library

Our next Play & Learn series will not begin until January 21 at Woodlawn Lake Park. But, there are plenty of fun activities for you and your family at each of the San Antonio Public Library's locations. Find out when and where you can enjoy crafts, music, story time, and other special events by visiting the SAPL events calendar.

You can filter the calendar by event type, age group and location! Once you have found the events you would like to attend, you can set up a reminder or add it to your personal calendar using the action links at the bottom of the listing. Please take note of holiday closures and hours. We hope to see you at the library!

November 18, 2015

One more visit to Millers Pond

Tomorrow at 9:30 will be our last Play & Learn of 2015! If you haven't had a chance to join us under the pavilion at Millers Pond, here are a few reasons you might want to make the trip:

  1. Sunny and cool weather in the forecast. Wearing a light jacket or sweater would be wise.
  2. Ducks! When you and your child aren't busy with the play dough, blocks or other activities, the ducks provide plenty of opportunities for observation. But, please, don't feed them. This article from Audubon explains why.
  3. Fun early literacy interactions: We'll have books and activities as usual for you and your child to enjoy together while building pre-reading skills. Plus, you might make some new friends.

If you aren't able to go to Millers Pond tomorrow, please consider joining us at the Woodlawn Community Room, adjacent to Woodlawn Gym, beginning January 21, 2016. 

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