Activities & Resources | Hands-On House

We’re building our library of activities for children and resources for families! Check back often for new additions.

Virtual Story Stretchers

Our popular story time goes virtual! Listen to a story and see what’s inside Ms. Maggie’s Story Stretcher bag today. 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli

My Little Sister Ate One Hare by Bill Grossman

Digger, Dozer, Dumper by Hope Vestergaard

Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni

Let’s Go For a Drive by Mo Willems

Balancing Act by Ellen Stoll Walsh

Just a Little Bit by Ann Tompert

Ready Get Set Go by Stan and Jan Berenstain

The Bus for Us by Suzanne Bloom

Gus’s Garage by Leo Timmers

Bears on Wheels by Stan and Jan Berenstain

Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds 

Community Storytime

Friends of Hands-on House read their favorite books to you.

Christine Ferreira reads Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner

Bonnie Reich reads Construction Cat by Barbara Odanaka

Scott Paules reads Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss

Nancy Basile reads The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch

Coloring Pages

A favorite takeaway is now available to print at home.

Hands-on House 

Big Green Blocks 


STEM & More

STEM Baseball Challenge (Designed for children ages 7-10) Complete the STEM Challenge and submit for a free Lancaster Barnstomers ticket and a free child’s admission pass to Hands-on House. 



Celebrate your Birthday at Hands-on House!

Leave the work to us and enjoy. Hands-on House is a great place to celebrate a birthdays for kids 2-10. Our new 2 hour Blast Party schedule provides exciting options for you and your guests.

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