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

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Preschool Explorers looking under rocks

Upcoming Preschool Explorers Themes

May Theme: Flowers   
From the roots to petals, learn all about fabulous flowers. Explore the wonderful colors of Spring with lessons covering topics like colors, counting, and patterns!   

May 3: Counting on Petals   
May 10: Wildflower Stories  
May 17: Powerful Pollinators  
May 24: Floral Rainbow  
May 31: Seed Bombs   

June Theme: Interesting Insects    

Be ready to use your explorer eyes to find Earth’s smallest residents. We’ll learn about all the small insects around us!    

June 7: Bug Stories  
June 14: Counting on Rocks  
June 21: Living under Logs  
June 28: Counting on Caterpillars