Ozarks Public Television (OPT) and Ozarks Regional YMCA will present the 12th annual Seuss Science Day on March 4.
Seuss Science Day is designed to help young children explore reading and STEAM skills. The event is inspired by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) KIDS series “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!”
“A child’s development is never on vacation,” said Kathryn Custer, CEO of the Ozarks Regional YMCA. “Seuss Science Day is a great opportunity to collaborate with OPT to educate families and motivate kids to stay active in spirit, mind and body throughout the year.”
About the event
The event is free and open to the public. Activities will take place at 9 a.m. March 4 at Pat Jones YMCA, 1901 E. Republic Road.
Seuss Science Day will feature:
- Interactive Seuss-themed STEAM activities hosted by OPT, the YMCA and more than 20 local businesses and nonprofit agencies.
- Special appearances by The Cat in the Hat.
- Seuss story times.
- A Big Rig area, featuring a fire truck, a police car, an ambulance and more.
- Suess Science Day swag bags for the first 500 kids.
“Seuss Science Day is a tangible example of OPT’s service to our community,” said Rachel Knight, general manager of OPT. “It’s a…