We are committed to serving students and teachers. Our K–12 programs continue as live virtual programs and online experiences. Contact us to find creative ways to meet your learning needs and fit your budget.
Offering unique experiences in our Museum galleries, Storytime Expeditions go beyond a regular storybook reading to grow appreciation for cultural diversity and develop empathy and critical thinking skills. Immerse your students in global education while encouraging literacy through listening to culturally-appropriate stories, exploring key gallery objects, and interacting with touchable artifacts.
Storytime Expeditions are available by reservation and target grade levels Pre-K. Our books and touchable replica objects address the following cultures:
- Africa: Egypt, Kenya, Ghana
- Asia: China, Japan
- The Middle East (Mesopotamia)
- North America: Lenni Lenape, Cherokee, Tlingit, Muscogee (Creek), Pueblo
- Mexico and Central America: Aztec, Maya
- Mediterranean: Rome, Greece
These programs specifically address Common Core standards focused on Literary (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.10; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.7; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.2). They also address the 21st Century Skills of Communication and Collaboration.
|Ages||Grades: Pre-K – 2|
|Price||$2 per student plus group admission
1 FREE teacher chaperone or adult per every 10 students
|Group Size||30-student maximum per tour (22-student maximum for Greece)
Groups with less than 10 students will be charged for 10 students
1 chaperone is REQUIRED for every 10 students
|Timing||Tuesday–Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM|
|When to Book||At least 6-8 weeks in advance|