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  • Summertime Stories: The Great Indoors
    06/18/2019
    10:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

    Idahoans look forward to vacations in the great outdoors, but where do Idaho animals vacation? Learn more when our special guest, Idaho’s First Lady Teresa Little, reads The Great Indoors written by Julie Falatko and illustrated by Ruth Chan. She will stay to help visitors create their own animal tracks booklet. When you finish, play camping bingo as you explore the Museum.

    Summertime Stories is a fun learning activity at the Idaho State Museum every Tuesday during the summer. Ideal for children Pre-K through 2nd Grade and their caregivers. Each week, we’ll explore a different theme that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. Governor Brad Little and Idaho’s First Lady Teresa Little have funded this program by a generous donation.

    *No registration required

    *Free with purchased admission

  • Summertime Stories: Elisabeth McKetta
    06/25/2019
    10:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

    Idaho is a great place to live! Join us for Summertime Stories and hear author Elisabeth McKetta read about one of our great cities, Boise! After the story, make your mark on our community mural, highlighting some of the best places to visit in the state!

    Summertime Stories is a fun learning activity at the Idaho State Museum every Tuesday during the summer. Ideal for children Pre-K through 2nd Grade and their caregivers. Each week, we’ll explore a different theme that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. Governor Brad Little and Idaho’s First Lady Teresa Little have funded this program by a generous donation.

    *No registration required

    *Free with purchased admission

  • Yoga in the Yard
    07/01/2019
    06:30 AM to 06:30 AM

    The yard is calling you… Enjoy the morning sunshine against the sandstone walls of the historic Old Idaho Penitentiary, as we present Yoga in the Yard! Eight sessions are available at $10 per session or $64 for all eight! Previous yoga experience is suggested, but all levels are welcome (18+ only). This is a small, intimate experience (25 people per session), with instructor Josie Kunzman. Guests must bring their own equipment, and a water bottle.

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    Yoga in the Yard: July 8-31, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30am-7:30am. Tickets for Idaho State Historical Society events are nonrefundable and non-transferable.

  • Summertime Stories: Different? Same!
    07/02/2019
    10:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

    How can animals that are so different also be the same? Find out at the Museum when we read a wonderful story titled Different? Same!  written by Heather Tekavec and illustrated by Pippa Curnick. Play a sorting game to see if you can find the differences and similarities between Idaho animals, plants, and landscapes.

    Summertime Stories is a fun learning activity at the Idaho State Museum every Tuesday during the summer. Ideal for children Pre-K through 2nd Grade and their caregivers. Each week, we’ll explore a different theme that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. Governor Brad Little and Idaho’s First Lady Teresa Little have funded this program by a generous donation.

    *No registration required

    *Free with purchased admission

  • Summertime Stories: Bird Watch
    07/09/2019
    10:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

    Did you know Idaho is home to over 426 species of bird? For this week’s Summertime Stories, learn about the kinds of birds that live in Idaho and how to spot them as we read aloud Bird Watch by Christie Matheson. Then use your new knowledge of Idaho birds to create a Mountain Bluebird magnet to take home!

    Summertime Stories is a fun learning activity at the Idaho State Museum every Tuesday during the summer. Ideal for children Pre-K through 2nd Grade and their caregivers. Each week, we’ll explore a different theme that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. Governor Brad Little and Idaho’s First Lady Teresa Little have funded this program by a generous donation.

    *No registration required

    *Free with purchased admission

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