Calvert Marine Museum

Learning about Olly!

Learning about Olly!

I had so much fun visiting the Calvert Marine Museum last week for their Little Minnows program! After listening to a reading of Olly the Oyster Cleans the Bay, students made stick puppets of the characters from the book and participated in a puppet show. Everyone had a part! Special thanks to Maureen Baughman, Kate Dumhart and Laura Cole for organizing this wonderful event.

The Little Minnows program at the Calvert Marine Museum is a morning program for pre-schoolers ages 3 – 5. This was a special session in which older siblings were invited to participate. Sessions meet in the Harms Gallery and focus on one of the museum’s three themes. The program usually includes a story and craft activity and is scheduled the fourth Thursday morning of each month. For more information about this great program, visit their website here.

The Calvert Marine Museum, located in Solomons, Maryland is a true Maryland treasure with aquarium exhibits, touch-tanks, a fossil exhibit, sea otter display, its own lighthouse, family programs and more!

Puppet show fun!

Puppet show fun!

About Elaine Ann Allen

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