Clay, Play, Read at Kensington Community Food Co-op

August 2022

Join us for a special back-to-school edition of Clay, Play, Read at The Kensington Community Food Co-op!


2670 Coral St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

  • Tuesday, August 16
    • Book: Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown

      Join teaching artists Frankie Reyes and Abby O’Brien for storytime and art project to create your own clay animal!

  • Wednesday, August 24
    • Book: The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson and Axel Sheffler

      Go on a journey through the eyes of the snail and whale with interactive storyteller, Thembi Palmer of Imagine More Story Adventures! Create your own clay world with Teaching artists Adrienne Justice and Kayla Johnson!

  • Friday, August 26
    • Books: I Have an Idea by Hervé Tullet and Chalk by Bill Thomson

      Explore your own imagination and artistic ideas through clay and collaborative drawing with teaching artists Frankie Reyes, Kayla Johnson, and Adrienne Justice.

  • Saturday, August 27
    • Books: Saturday by Oge Mora and Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

      Create paper collages and clay picture frames about memories and people you love with teaching artists Frankie Reyes and Adrienne Justice.

All sessions start at 10:00 am

Program Partners


Informal Learning Initiative

Lead support for this program is supported by the William Penn Foundation.


Free Library of Philadelphia

The Clay Studio has partnered with the Cecil B. Moore and Kensington branches of the Free Library of Philadelphia for Clay, Play, Read programming.


Community Partners

Additional support for programming has been provided by the Alston-Beech Foundation, Speedball, Amaco, and Franny Lou's Porch.

Program Partners


Project Innovation

The Clay Studio is a winner of The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation’s 2021 Project Innovation Grant Challenge for non-profits that are strengthening communities through innovative solutions.

Community Engagement Manager