Ready, Set, Explore

Located throughout our region, these Saturday morning events link families, PBS characters, and learning together. With support from community agencies and sponsors, these family play dates allow children, aged 3-8, to engage with their families around meaningful, interesting content in fun, age-appropriate ways. They also get to play with their favorite PBS characters such as Curious George and Cat in the Hat. Over the next 18 months, witf will orchestrate 12 Ready Set, Explore events in our region. Themes for the RSE events can be tailored to meet the needs of community partners and include the arts, connections to nature, science topics like weather, animals, and space, literacy and health.

Go on a Backyard Adventure with Curious George!

Written by, | Mar 28, 2014 12:25 PM
The RSVP form for the May 3rd Ready Set Explore event is currently closed. We have reached maximum capacity for this event. Please watch for information on our next Ready Set Explore event on June 14 at the Turkey Hill Experience in Columbia, PA.

All Curious Kids are welcome at witf’s Ready Set Explore, sponsored by Commonwealth Connections Academy!

Science is about trying to make sense of the world. The idea of explaining science to young children can feel overwhelming to many adults. But luckily, explanations about science aren't what young children want at first. They want to play! Curiosity drives children’s interest in science and we can all appreciate curiosity. So where do we start?

All Curious Kids are welcome at WITF’s Ready Set Explore, sponsored by Commonwealth Connections Academy!

Go on a Backyard Adventure with Curious George!

Join your friends from WITF and your favorite monkey at the Lancaster County Environmental Center on Saturday, May 3 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM to discover science in your own backyard!

This free, fun, family event, specifically designed for children 3-8, will get the whole family discovering and learning together. Explore habitats, observe insects, learn about weather and create tools to explore at home!

Meet Curious George!

Younger and older siblings welcome!

Fun for the whole family! This event is FREE.

Lancaster County Environmental Center
1 Natures Way, Lancaster, PA 17602

For more information, call 717-910-2806


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Start with engaging, creative learning activities and children ages 3-8 and their families. Add favorite PBS characters such as Curious George and Cat in the Hat. That equals a fun Saturday morning at a “Ready Set Explore!” event. All over the region, witf hosts these free, fun playdates for children and their families. Partnering with community groups and area businesses, witf provides opportunities for families to explore science, math, the arts and literacy through activities, experiments and crafts. Families also receive materials to continue these fun experiences at home. Watch for additional “Ready Set Explore” events!

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