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women's history month

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with us! 

Spring into Women's History Month at the Cayton! Discover a month full of fun activities, stories, and adventures that honor the incredible achievements of women throughout history. 

Weekly Activities

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March 13–17

Juliana Cerqueira Leite - Inspired by the world of Brazilian sculptor, Juliana Cerqueira Leite, shape and mold unique sculptures out of air-dry clay!

Daily Activities

Wednesday
March 6

Guitar Groove—11AM

Let's rock out with guitar decorating inspired by female musicians! Jam to tunes by Carol Kaye, Esperanza Spalding, Ritsuko Taneda, and more while unleashing your inner artist! 

Saturday
March 9

Puppet Pals—11AM

Bring your favorite heroines to life in puppet form and craft fun puppets of the women who inspire you! 

Thursday
March 14

Clothespin Planes—3PM

Inspired by Amelia Earhart, create an airplane out of clothespins and popsicle sticks! 

Wednesday
March 20

Storytime + Art—11AM

Explore self-confidence with "I Am Enough" by Grace Byers and make your own proud medals! Afterward, celebrate your uniqueness and inner strength by crafting “Proud to be Me” medals!  

Thursday
March 21

Storytime + Art—11AM

Read “Rosie Revere, Engineer” by Andrea Beaty. Afterward, design and build vehicles out of recyclable materials inspired by the story. 

Friday
March 22

Storytime + Art—11AM

Read "She Persisted" by Chelsea Clinton and illustrated by Alexandra Boiger, about women from all decades and their journeys in their careers. Afterward, create superhero masks showing your power. 

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March 20–24

Roda Ahmed - Become both an author and illustrator as you bring your story to life! Inspired by Somalian-Norwegian publisher and author Roda Ahmed, craft yourself a book! 

Thursday
March 7

Storytime + Art—11AM

Read “The Life of/La Vida De Celia” by Patty Rodriguez & Ariana Stein about Celia Cruz’s journey to becoming the “Queen of Salsa”. Then, dance to the rhythm of her music and feel the salsa beat come alive!

Sunday
March 10

Parachute Pioneers—11AM

Take flight like Amelia Earhart! Craft a parachute flyer using coffee filters and paper cups to explore the skies! 

Friday
March 15

Surrealist Surprise—11AM

Let your imagination run wild! Dive into surrealism with Elieen Agar-inspired art using magazine clippings and recycled papers!  

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March 27–31

Kalpana Chawla – Get inspired by Indian American astronaut and aerospace engineer Kalpana Chawla and invent a gadget! Use recyclable materials to design and create an invention of your own!

Friday
March 8

Women Rock—3PM

Join the musical celebration with Whitney Houston, Hayley Williams, Beyoncé, and your own instruments! Let's create a symphony of girl power! 

Wednesday
March 13

Fabric Fun—11AM

Get inspired by Vanessa Barragão and create a textile collage masterpiece! Let your imagination weave a story with every thread and fabric! 

Sunday
March 17

Polka Party—3PM

Let your creativity flutter with a kaleidoscope of colors and patterns! Design a butterfly using colorful polka dots, inspired by the artist Yayoi Kusama!

Sunday
March 24

Floral Fun—11AM

Decorate flowerpots and receive seeds inspired by scientist Wangari Maathai, the first African woman-and first environmentalist--to win a Nobel Peace Prize (in 2004) for her work planting trees in her native Kenya. 

Wednesday
March 27

Clay Architects—11AM

nspired by architect, Rossana Hu, build buildings  using clay and other materials! 

Thursday
March 28

Storytime + Art—11AM

Read "Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discovering of Mary Anning, the first Paleontologist" by Linda Skeers, about Mary Anning’s journey in discovering dinosaur bones. Afterward, go on a dino dig yourself and search for fossils.    

Saturday
March 30

Space Spectacular—3PM

Blast off and craft rad rockets, inspired by aerospace engineer Mary Jackson! After, test them in our wind tunnel!  

Sunday
March 31

Rad Rockets—11AM

Inspired by Ellen Ochoa, create rockets from paper rolls and aim for the stars!

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