Big Kids

Choosing a School for Your Child

There are so many types of schools to choose from these days. The neighborhood school is one option, but what about the rest? What do you look for in a school and what questions should you ask? This article will get you started.

Beyond the Birds and the Bees

Children are exposed to so much information from television, the Internet and social media. It’s more important than ever for parents to begin a frank and factual conversation with their children about sex. But when do you start, and what do you say?

Calendar

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National Poetry Month: Poem-A-Day
Apr 7 all-day

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a poem a day! Throughout the month of April, you can listen to a different poem each day when you call the library at 918-549-READ (7323).

SpringFest To Go! Pickup Day @ Tulsa Garden Center at Woodward Park
Apr 7 all-day

Although SpringFest at Woodward Park is currently postponed, we found it extremely distressing to leave our plant vendors stuck with inventory and negative impacts to their income and livelihoods, so we found a solution – SpringFest To Go! What better way to remedy our customer’s cabin fever and help them get started on their spring planting than to provide a drive-up service for plant purchases!

We’ve teamed up with local plant vendors to offer an online, pre-order/pre-pay drive-up service with scheduled appointment times in 15 minute intervals to minimize public contact. Stop by, stay in your car, and let our gloved staff load up your plants! Shop below, schedule your appointment time, and then come visit us in Woodward Park!

Baby Jam Live with Hot Toast Music Co. @ Facebook Live, @hottoastmusicco
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am

Hot Toast Music Co. is planning virtual programming for families every day of the week! Go to their Facebook page for more information! https://www.facebook.com/hottoastmusicco/

Online Zoo School @ Tulsa Zoo: Facebook and Website
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am

We have a whole week of zoo school planned just for you. Tune in weekdays at 10 am. This week we will focus on the fascinating world of foxes!

Monday Funday – Introduction to the week’s topic. Activities will post online at tulsazoo.org/kids at 10 am.

Tour Tuesday – Visit your favorite animals from the comfort of your home. This week we will tour the Desert Building where our fennec foxes live.

Story Time Wednesday – Join us for a story and animal chat.

Crafts with Katie Thursday – Create a fox using items you can find around your home.

Meet an Animal Friday – Q&A LIVE with an ambassador animal.

Online Zoo School: Africa Week!
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am

The Tulsa Zoo is offering Zoo School weekdays at 10 a.m. on Facebook. Each week features a new theme for this zoo-to-you family friendly option. Visit tulsazoo.org/kids for details and additional activities for kids.

Zoo School information is available at tulsazoo.org/kids and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/1290277244479406/. Videos from Zoo School are available on YouTube as well at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOE3MOSd62CwoW76ph134Qw.

Just 4 Kicks with Midtown Martial Arts @ Facebook Live, @MidtownMartialArts
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am

Need a way to get their energy out for 20-30 minutes a day while staying homebound? Join us every weekday at 11:00am CST for a LIVE physical education class that will be sure to get your kid’s wiggles out!

Recess with TPS @ Facebook, @tulsapublicschools
Apr 7 @ 11:30 am

👟❤️WATCH LIVE: Recess with Rob Kaiser, weekdays at 11:30 a.m. on Facebook!
As always we are better together and would love to see pictures or videos of you doing this activity in the comments below!
#bettertogether #stayactiveOK

👟❤️ LIVE STREAM: Recreation Time with Rob Kaiser, Monday to Friday at 11:30 am on Facebook!
As always, it’s better if we do everything together and we would love to leave us comments with photos or videos of you doing these exercises!
#bettertogether #stayactiveOK

Facebook Live Workout with Midtown Athletics @ Facebook Live, @midtownathleticsgym
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm

Midtown Athletics is offering daily live workouts on Instagram and Facebook that are 30minutes in length and all bodyweight. Workouts can be done together as a family and are for beginners to advanced. These workouts are FREE but we appreciate a donation on Venmo, if you’re so inclined.

What To Read Next
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us on Zarrow Regional Library’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/zarrowlibrary/.

It’s the What to Read Next hour! Write a comment telling us what you last read and liked, a favorite author or three words describing what you’d like to read, then let us know if you prefer an eBook or eAudio. We’ll respond with two personalized suggestions! We will be here Monday through Friday from 1 to 2 p.m.

Read with Tulsa Public Schools @ Facebook, @tulsapublicschools
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm

Read with Tulsa Public Schools! Weekdays at 2 p.m. Join us!
If you would like to submit a video, email tpsinfo@tulsaschools.org.

Enjoy reading with Tulsa Public Schools! Monday to Friday at 2 p.m. We invite you! If you wanted to send a video, email tpsinfo@tulsaschools.org.