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: $8/child, 1 adult included in price. Members receive 30% off programs; log in during registration to receive discount.
Registration: Registration is preferred so we can plan for materials, but day-of program participants are welcome if space is available.
Meet: Arboretum entrance
Audience: Preschool-ages children and caretakers

Story time outdoors

Upcoming Preschool Explorers Themes

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

June: Incredible Insects

Bug Out for our incredible 6 legged friends: Insects! This month your preschooler will embark into the fascinating realm of tiny critters. Go on bug hunts, create cute crafts of these crawly creatures, and instill a love for the diverse and bustling world of insects.  

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July: Where is Water?

Dive into the wonderful world of water! Preschoolers will learn why this precious resource is so important while they study different bodies of water they can encounter right here in Michigan.  

Register for July 9 >

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August: Amazing Adaptations 

Discover how different animals survive and thrive in this month of adaptation exploration at Preschool Explorers. Come out to meet a different KNC animal ambassador each week to learn how these animals have adapted to the world around them.

Register for August 6 >

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