Penrith Library

Summer Garden Rucksack of Rhymes (for children age 0-5)

Explore a short poem about summer by William Wordsworth through songs, rhymes and a story. Then unpack our rucksack of toys to play with including many animals and bugs that you would find in a summertime garden in Cumbria and create a simple summertime craft.

Summer Garden Activities and Crafts (for children age 4+)

William and Dorothy Wordsworth loved to spend time in their garden which they called their ‘domestic slip of mountain’. Join us to hear some of Dorothy’s journal and some of Williams’s poems about their garden as well as joining in with garden inspired crafts and games.

Don’t worry about booking for this event – all you need to do is turn up! If you need more information, please contact the library directly.

Cost: Free

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