Now THIS is "hands-on learning!"

After talking about weather and how rain helps plants and flowers grow, the Bananas decided to turn their dirt into mud. They had a blast!


(below) The Peanuts got messy, too! They had fun with fingerpainting.


Important dates to remember:

May 4–9: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 7: Art Show

May 20 -21: End-of-School Parties

May 21: Last Day of School

May 22: Graduation, 9 AM at Rolling Hills Church

Sign up for Summer Camps before all of the spaces are reserved!



1: Shen Yun: TPAC | 7:30 PM

2: Shen Yun: TPAC: 2PM

5-8: Cat in the Hat
Nashville Children’s Theatre | 10AM

7: Voices for Children, Benefitting CASA
The Franklin Theatre | 6:30 PM

8: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Franklin Theatre | 7 PM

9: Rodeo Parade: Downtown Franklin | 12 PM

9: Cinderella: The Franklin Theatre | 10 AM & 1 PM

9: Peter Pan: The Franklin Theatre | 4 PM & 7 PM

10: Peter Pan; The Franklin Theatre | 11 AM & 2 PM

10: Cinderella: The Franklin Theatre | 5 PM & 7 PM

12-15: Cat in the Hat
Nashville Children’s Theatre | 10AM

13: Franklin Rodeo Experience
Ag Expo Park | 6 – 10 PM

14 – 16: Franklin Rodeo: Ag Expo Park

15: Zoovie Nights presents Toy Story
Nashville Zoo

31: Beauty and the Beast: TPAC | 7:30 PM


Our ducks are growing up!

The Jumbo Pekin ducks are really growing. They have been moved from The Whole Grains classroom to a pen between the two playgrounds, so now everyone gets to see the cute little ducklings!


Learn more about Jumbo Pekin ducks here.


Permanent Lobby Residents:

Jelly, the Rabbit (left), and Sneetches, the African Gray Parrot

And There's More:

The WIlliamson County Ag Expo Center frequently has low-cost events that are great learning experiences for young children.

First Friday of the month:
Franklin Art Scene | Downtown Franklin

Every Saturday: 8am-1pm
Franklin Farmer's Market | The Factory at Franklin

Every Wednesday: 2pm-6pm
Thompson's Station Farmer's Market
4691 Columbia Pike, Thompson's Station, TN 37069

Every Third Sunday: 2pm-3pm
Frist Center for the Arts: Artful Tales


120 Werthan Circle
Franklin, TN 37064


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