Sensory Stories & Rhymes – Christmas Story Special

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Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Jordan Well

Coventry

CV1 5QP

United Kingdom

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Join us for an extra special Sensory Stories & Rhymes session, as we retell the classic story ‘The Night Before Christmas’ for our under 5’s

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We will be exploring this story with our usual sensory play-based approach, providing an opportunity for our youngest visitors to engage with this festive classic in a way that is meaningful to them. The hands-on nature of these sessions appeal to their imaginations and above all else is fun. Each child will receive a sensory play box, containing freshly cleaned sensory resources, which helps to keep them engaged for the duration of the session; adds context by using a physical object to give words meaning; extends learning through play and increases their opportunities to develop good listening and language skills. This session will take place in the Covered Court area of the museum, which is the first space you enter as you visit the museum.

Don’t forget your Christmas jumpers, and we will even treat the grown-ups to 10% off in the café too so you can meet with friends for a pre-Christmas coffee and catch up.

Designed for ages 0 - 4

Covid-19 Safety Measures

We want you to feel safe and assured that attending our Sensory Stories & Rhymes sessions will enable you to have a fun and engaging experience with your children. Here is what we are doing to ensure this for you:

  • Sessions are bookable in advance only. This way we can guarantee we are within our capacity for the space whilst delivering to a reduced number of visitors to our play sessions to allow for more space in the room.
  • This measure will remain in place throughout Autumn and Winter as we stay cautious of Covid infection rates. We will continuously review how the sessions are accessed following on from feedback and consultation with families in the city.
  • Visitors will not be permitted to enter the session if they have not booked in advance.
  • Hand sanitation stations will be available upon entering and exiting from the activities.
  • Hand sanitiser available throughout the session.
  • A member of Learning Team will be facilitating the session, monitoring the safety of the environment, but above all else they will be smiling, happy and relaxed to keep your children happy and relaxed too.
  • Test & Trace system QR code to be available as you enter the museum.
  • All resources and high touch points to be thoroughly cleaned at the end of each session.
  • If you have any concerns or questions prior to booking/attending this session please contact hareena.liddar@culturecoventry.com (Family Learning Officer).
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Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Jordan Well

Coventry

CV1 5QP

United Kingdom

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Culture Coventry offers inspiring and welcoming activities where the diverse communities of the city and beyond can explore and celebrate culture, history, art and identity.

Culture Coventry creates and host lively events and exhibitions as part of their vibrant programme which aims to enrich visitor experiences and build authentic relationships with visitors.

The Charity’s permanent collections range from the fastest car on the planet, to mesmerizing sculpture, some of the first Victorian cycles, contemporary paintings, and thousands of specimens.

There is something unique for everyone to enjoy.

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