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Bring the books Mouse Paint and The Three Billy Goats Gruff to life through hands-on activities. Participants will be encouraged to ask questions, make observations, and be creative as they learn about color mixing and engineering.

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About This Program


By Request: $175.00

Program cost includes price of shipping materials.


45-60 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines

Art, Reading, Sciences, STEM

Program Delivery Mode

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Booking Information

Program times are offered between 8:00 am EST and 5:00 pm EST time. Please contact if you wish for a earlier or later start time. Please request program(s) four weeks in advance to ensure shipment of materials. If shipping outside the continental US, please allow eight weeks.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

-Cancellations must be received no less than 48 hours before your program date.
-Cancellations received less than 48 hours will result in a charge for the full payment of the program.
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About This Provider

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Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Dayton, Ohio
United States

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery provides interactive science and cultural learning experiences which enrich the lives of children and adults, enhance the quality of life in our community, and promote a broad understanding of the world.

The Boonshoft Museum houses an AZA accredited zoo, a family science center, over one million items in natural history and geology collections, and a planetarium.

Chelsea Holmes

Program Details


1. Presenter will read the story "Mouse Paint".
2. Presenter will lead participants through a color mixing activity.
3. Presenter will read the story "The Three Billy Goats Gruff".
4. Students will work together to build bridges.


The students will be able to:
1. mix primary colors to make other colors.
2. use a variety of materials to build a bridge.
3. connect storybooks to real life ideas and observations.

Standards Alignment

State Standards

All of our lesson plans are written in accordance with Ohio State Academic Standards.

Ohio’s Early Learning & Development Standards:
Engagement and Persistence
1.a. Engages in new and unfamiliar experiences and activities.
Language and Communication
1.e. Develops comprehension of read-aloud text.
Motor Development
1.b. Demonstrates developing control of fundamental fine motor skills, including hand-eye coordination.
Science Inquiry and Application
1.b. Develops ability to reason about cause and effect.
Relationship Skills
4.b. Develops socially competent behaviors with peers.
4.c. Develops ability to use simple strategies to resolve conflict with peers.

Ohio Learning Standards:
RL.K.1: With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RL.K.3: With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
RL.K.7: With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
RL.1.1: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RL.1.3: Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
RL.1.7: Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
RL.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
RL.2.3: Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
RL.2.7: Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
K-2.DT.2.b: Demonstrate the ability to follow a simple design process: identify a problem, think about ways to solve the problem, develop possible solutions, and share and evaluate solutions with others.
K-2.DT.2.d: Demonstrate that there are many possible solutions to a design problem.
K-2.DT.2.e: Communicate design plans and solutions using drawings and descriptive language.