We’ve been hosting this thoroughly engaging program at the Museum and now we’re taking it on the road! The theme for the ON THE ROAD! edition is “The Power of You!” Your students will enjoy a full hour of storytelling, art, music, and dance that supports the development of proud and confident children.


Here’s how READ & ROMP ON THE ROAD! works:
Each visit from READ & ROMP ON THE ROAD! is centered around one special story. There are three stories in the series, but you can customize the program to your specific needs by choosing one, two or all three visits.

These are the books we are reading:
• One by Kathryn Otoshi
-includes a a fun, crazy science experiment
• Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae
-includes a wild jungle dance party
• I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont
-answers the question: “How can I take care of me?”
This is what each visit includes:
• A Read & Romp Educator will visit your school/center.
• One full hour of activity is provided, including:
-Themed storytelling
-Hands-on, theme-related project
-Giggle Romp, Dance Romp and Silly Romps

To learn more about having READ & ROMP ON THE ROAD! come to your school or daycare center, please submit the interest form below. Questions, please call our Education Department at 215.925.2800, x111 or email mused@libertymuseum.org

  • Contact Information

  • About our visit to your school

  • If you are requesting fewer than the complete three book series, we will discuss which book(s) you wish us to read when we contact you.
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  • Additional Information

  • Thank you for your interest in READ & ROMP ON THE ROAD! We will be in touch with you shortly with complete information, including pricing and availability.



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