Early Childhood Programs

Mammal Tracks

Ages: 2 and up

Limit: 25 students

Length: 1 hour

 

Make a plaster cast animal track to paint and take home. Look at some animal photos. Which ones are wild and which ones are domestic?

When: Year-round

 

*Offered offsite

*Can be done in conjunction with Marvelous Mammals.

Puddle Watchers

Ages: 3 and up

Limit: 25 students

Length: 1 hour

 

Children explore the animals that are just below of the surface of our puddles and ponds. Look at tadpoles, back-swimmers, water boatmen, and many others through our viewers. 

When:

April, May

Marvelous Mammals

Ages: 2 and up

Limit: 25 students

Length: 1 hour

Have you ever wondered what a bear skin feels like? Have you ever felt a badger's claws? How big are a beaver’s teeth? Look at, touch, and study the pelts and skulls of our Wisconsin mammals.

When: Year-round

*Offered offsite

*Can be done in conjunction with Mammal Tracks

To Be A Tree

Ages: 3 and up

Limit: 25 students

Length: 1 hour

Children learn about trees by pretending to be a tree and gaining an awareness of the tree’s structure and function. Make a tree vest and do the Town and Country tree dance. 

When: Year-round

*Offered offsite

*Ask about our special tree snack

Prairie Life

Ages: 3 and up

Limit: 25 students

Length: 1 hour

Look at pictures of prairie flowers and animals, or visit one of the Navarino prairies. Where are the animals? What do they eat? How long do they live? 

When: Year-round

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