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The World & Me Family Program: Beguiling Birds
Q?rius Theater, Ground Floor

 Story Time - Birds

 Image credits: Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center (top);
 Saje | (bottom)



FREE ticketed event

Find your place in the world through explorations of nature and culture. Every second Saturday of the month, museum educators lead a program that combines a book reading, activities, and a chance to look more closely at the museum’s collections. These programs are designed for Pre-K to 3rd grade.

What happens during a "World & Me" program?
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Free exploration of hands-on stations
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Book reading
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon - Craft activity

This month, we'll explore the amazing diversity of birds by reading "Birds" by Kevin Henkes, looking at related collection objects, and making cardboard binoculars to search for birds in our exhibitions and in your neighborhood!

Accessibility Information

The National Museum of Natural History is committed to providing inclusive experiences for all audiences. Please contact 202-633-3611 or email for access services. To view and print a map with accessible entrances, curb cuts, designated parking, and more for Smithsonian facilities on the National Mall, please download the Accessibility Map here. 

Sign Language Interpretation

If you would like to have a sign language interpreter or real-time captioning (CART), please call (202) 633-3611 or send an e-mail to Please allow time to schedule the request by contacting the Accessibility Office at least 2 weeks prior to the program. We will do our best to accommodate last-minute requests.

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Ground Floor, National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20013-7012
United States

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