June 21 – 27: Animals​

Partnering with the Detroit Zoo for ferocious fun!

Meet the incredible creatures we share the earth with, from birds you’d see in your backyard, to animals on a farm, to rare creatures around the world. The Detroit Zoo will host an interactive event in the penguin house and show how wildlife biologists and zookeepers work to conserve habitats and species.

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Don’t have a printer? MLC will be distributing activity books for this week on June 23 at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road; Waterford, MI 48328

Pre-K - Grade 2

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Grades 3 - 6

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Events

curious crew elephant toothpaste roadshow

Elephant Toothpaste with Curious Crew

Virtual Event in partnership with WKAR on June 22 at 10am

Detroit Zoo Penguins event with Michigan Learning Channel

Behind the Scenes with the Penguins from the Detroit Zoo

Online Event on June 24 at 10am

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  • Bats
    Lesson 2

    Bats

    Pre-K

    Wimee has sing-song fun with compound words; Moby tells us about bumblebee bats; Wimee and friends write a story about a glove-wearing bat, a house, and a mom;…

  • Dolphins
    Lesson 1

    Dolphins

    Pre-K

    Wimee sings about dolphins doing things kids like to do; Moby shares what helps dolphins swim quickly; Wimee and friends write a story about a rollerblading sh…

  • Animals Part 2
    Lesson 102

    Animals Part 2

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Welcome to Extra Credit! The place we come to meet interesting people, explore new ideas, and discover fun places together. Each episode includes interactive c…

  • Animals Part 1
    Lesson 101

    Animals Part 1

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Welcome to Extra Credit! The place we come to meet interesting people, explore new ideas, and discover fun places together. Each episode includes interactive c…

  • Movement Flow Teens #4
    Lesson 1089

    Movement Flow Teens #4

    Health & Fitness1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade, Kindergarten

    Build strength and muscle with movement and flow exercises.

  • At Home DIA: Make a Spiral Snake!
    Lesson 1

    At Home DIA: Make a Spiral Snake!

    Art1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, Kindergarten

    Inspired by the pre-Colombian 'Coiled Snake Idol' in our collection — learn how to create your own spiral snake, using materials you may have at home.

  • Meet the Helpers: Paramedic
    Lesson 2

    Meet the Helpers: Paramedic

    Career Exploration1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, Kindergarten

    Dive into a paramedic's career and find out how this Helper assists in emergency situations.

  • 30 Days of Clay: Bumble Bee
    Lesson 1

    30 Days of Clay: Bumble Bee

    Art3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Follow along as staff from the Ann Arbor District Library make cute little animals with just a bit of polymer clay!