Preschool Explorers

Tuesdays at 10 am

Come dressed to explore the outdoors while developing early childhood readiness skills. Each week enjoy a new nature inspired program theme with a story, a movement activity and a craft. All programs are completely outdoors and run approximately 45-60 minutes. Geared toward children ages 3-5 years old. Children under age 3 are welcome to register. All children must have an adult in attendance. 

Fee: $4.00 per Member Child, $6.00 per Non-Member Child, 1 adult free per child
Registration: Required registration by 4 pm the Monday before each program
Meet: Arboretum entrance
Audience: Preschool-ages children and caretakers

Preschool Fall 2020

Upcoming Preschool Explorers Themes

Please click on each week’s program to register securely online, or call (269) 381-1574 ext. 24.

November: Signs of the Season

As we approach winter, come watch nature make its final transition. Say farewell to our migrating birds and learn about how the natural world prepares for rest.

Nov 29: Migrating Birds >

December: Staying Warm   

As animals get cozy for winter, join us at KNC to learn about how they survive winter! Topics include animal fat and fur, hibernation, and winter weather.    

Register for each week below:

December 6 >

December 13 >

December 20 >

No program December 27.

January: Adaptations   

Adaptations are traits that help organisms thrive in their environment. Join us all month long to learn about the interesting adaptations that plants and animals use in winter!   

Register for each week below:

January 10 >

January 17 >

January 24 >

January 31 >

No program January 2.

February: Birds of Prey   

Owls and hawks and vultures, Oh my! Come learn about our KNC ambassador birds and the habits that give them their name.    

Register for each week below:

February 7 >

February 14 >

February 21 >

February 28 >