Did you know that UW-Stevens Point Museum of Natural History has a free and open to the public story time for kids? Well, they do! From 10am to 11am on select Fridays during the school year they read two stories followed by a craft or activity focusing on a theme.
We checked it out for the first time a few weeks ago and it was worth the drive from Wausau. The kids listened to some stories about bats, followed by making their own bat hats. We then spent time in the museum checking out the exhibits. My two kiddos were amazed by all of the animals they were surrounded by specifically the Safari animals. They were able to name all the characters from the movie, The Lion King-pretty cool for a three and four year old!
This Friday (May 4th), is their final story time for the spring semester. They will be reading, The Busy Tree, by Jennifer Ward and Who Will Plant a Tree, by Jerry Pallotta.
While you are there, explore the many displays they have to offer as well as their gift shop. My two babes loved the Augmented Reality Sand Box Earth Processes Simulator…we call it the “cool looking sand box” for short.
They ask that you call for reservations. Click the link here for more information!
UWSP Museum of Natural History
900 Reserve St, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481