Kids & Family Events
Opening Your World
MPTV’s Community Engagement Department offers several FREE on-site workshops for children and teachers.
The host site may be asked to provide a DVD player, monitor, and basic materials such as paper, pencils, crayons, markers and scissors.
PBS costumed characters are NOT present at any of the workshops.
Young Writers and Illustrators Workshop
|Audience:||Parents, child-care providers, teachers, children enrolled in Kindergarten through third grade.|
|Length||45 to 60 minutes|
|Attendance:||Seating varies per venue.|
|Description:||Participants will learn the basic process of creating an illustrated story. There will be active discussion to help participants identify story and illustration elements. Interactive activities are part of each workshop. Children grades Kindergarten through third grade will be encouraged to enter MPTV’s annual PBS Kids Writers Contest.|
|1/16||Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
|6:30 to 7:30 pm|
|1/19||Artist and Display
|2:00 to 3:00 pm|
|1/25||Bay View Public Library
|10:30 to 11:30 am|
|2/1||Washington Park Public Library
|1:30 to 2:30 pm|