"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6
Welcome to I Love Nature-
Is your preschooler eager to learn about the world they live in or love wandering through the woods? At I Love Nature, we have lots of fun exploring different habitats and learning all about what you can find out in the amazing woods all around you.
Each class we will begin with a story, then circle time to discuss a new topic and do an activity related to the topic. We will end with a take-home craft.
Who: Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers
Where: Peabody Mill Environmental center
When: Classes are the first three Thursdays of each month- 10:00am-10:45am. In case of inclement weather class will be rescheduled until the following day. Participants will be notified by email by 9am.
Fee: $24R; $29NR
November: 5th, 12th & 19th Superhero Bug Powers - We will explore the unique attributes of some of the bugs you can find out in the woods! We will explore the woods and uncover some of the mysteries of the bugs in our backyard.
December: Tracking- Find out who has been in the woods at PMEC – Winter is a perfect time to get out and follow animal tracks. We will become animal detectives and go out and learn about animal tracks, as well as other signs that can help us track animals and find where they live and where they venture to in the winter.
January: Snow Much Fun - We will learn all about the wonders of snow, ice and winter weather. We will take a closer look at the amazing snowflake and learn about how animals can survive in the snow. Get ready to learn and explore all the fun that we can have with snow!
February: 4th, 11th, 18th -Things With Wings – Insects, birds and bats. We will focus on a variety of creatures with wings and visit their different shelters here at PMEC.
March: 4th, 11th, 18th -Hibernation - Let us explore animal hibernation and who is asleep in the woods and beginning to wake up. We will focus on a variety of animals and how they survive through the winter at PMEC.
April: 1st, 8th, 15th -Circle of Life – Frogs, butterflies and bugs. We will learn all about the wonders of life and how certain bugs and animals transform!
May: 6th, 13th, 20th -Get Growing- We will focus on different seeds and plants and talk about gardening and how plants grow. We will create journals and head out each week to add new animals and plants to them.
Please Note: We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 4 students and maximum of 6 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining a 6 foot distance.
About your Instructor
Hi, I'm Ms. Celina and I am excited to teach all about nature and the wonderful world we live in. I'm a mom of two, a scout leader, and science educator here at PMEC. I love to spend time outside and explore and I look forward to a fun fall with all of you!