Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites
An Adventure in Early Literacy!
Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites brings children and adults into the world of seven beloved picture books. From the gardens of The Tale of Peter Rabbit to the urban snowscape of The Snowy Day and the tropical island of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, Storyland engages visitors in early literature adventures. In the exhibit's immersive environments designed for children from birth through eight years old, families discover that it is never too early to develop a love of reading.
Featured books are The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by laura Numeroff, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault, The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats, Abuela by Arthur Dorros, Tuesday by David Wiesner, and Where's Spot? by Eric Hill.
See what others are saying about Storyland:
Stories Come Alive at the Minnesota Children's Museum, Mindy R., Proper Noun Blog
Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites, Jeanne Vergeront, Museum Planner
- Be a catalyst for children's development of a disposition to read – a deep love and enjoyment of reading and a motivation to read for its usefulness
- Emphasize to adults that literacy development begins in infacy and continues through childhood
- Highlight how adults play a key role in cultivating literacy through everyday activities
Children ages birth through eight years old, families and groups
Text graphics are in English and Spanish
Marketing, publicity, educational materials and installation guide are provided. On-call Museum staff support available. Contact: Amber Stevenson, Traveling Exhibit Manager, 651-225-6053 or contact Traveling Exhibits online.
1,500 square feet
Cost Per Venue:
$40,000 plus inbound shipping
Spring 2014, Fall 2014 and beyond
Current and Future Hosts
Portland Children's Museum
The Family Museum
Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago
San Jose Children's Discovery Museum
Available Fall 2014 and beyond
Contact Traveling Exhibits for more information.
This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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