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Nature Preschool

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Green By Nature Preschool

Tuesdays, 9:30 – 11 am
Sites alternate between Ashland Nature Center, Coverdale Farm Preserve, & DuPont Environmental Education Center
Register for individual classes below.
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Cool Tools

Monthly on select Fridays (Sep - Dec), 9:30 am – 11 am
Locations vary
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Knee-High Naturalists Preschool

Wednesdays Sep – May, 10 am – 11:30 am
Abbott's Mill Nature Center, Milford, DE
Register for 1 month blocks of classes below.

Le Petit Yogi

Monthly on select Wednesdays (Sep - Dec), 10 am – 11 am
Coverdale Farm Preserve, Greenville, DE
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Tuesday, September 26, 9:30 - 11 am

Come see what all the buzzz is about as we catch a close look at our friends fluttering from flower to flower. We’ll use nets to capture butterflies, get a close look at the beehive, and see if we can find out why flowers have so many buddies! Led by Rob Wiest

Members: $6, Others: $10
Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334

Part of the Green by Nature Preschool Series where classes are held Tuesdays at alternating sites including Ashland Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve. Parental supervision is required (no additional fee).
09/26/2017 - 09/26/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: 2-5
Series, Farming/Gardening, Botany, Arts & Crafts
F17132CF
Wednesday, September 27, 10 - 11:30 am

Join Abbott's as we invite families to explore the great outdoors! Parents and children will enjoy hands-on nature experiences through stories, activities, and games. Led by DNS Staff

Members: $4, Others: $7

Meets at Abbott's Mill, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road, Milford, DE, 19963 (302) 422-0847

09/27/2017 - 09/27/2017
10:00AM - 11:30AM
at: Abbotts Mill
age: 2-5
Series
F17334AM
Tuesday, October 3, 9:30 - 11 am

Animals have very interesting EYES! Some have two, some have eight! Some have gigantic eyes! How well do your eyes work? Make silly eyeball glasses to wear home! Led by Judy Montgomery and Vicky Ware

Members: $6, Others: $10
Parent participation required at no additional charge
Meets at Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334

Part of the Green by Nature Preschool Series where classes are held every Tuesday at alternating sites including Ashland Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve. Parental supervision is required (no additional fee).
10/03/2017 - 10/03/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: Ashland
age: 2-5
animals, series
F17031AS
Wednesday, October 4, 10 - 11:30 am

Join Abbott's as we invite families to explore the great outdoors! Parents and children will enjoy hands-on nature experiences through stories, activities, and games. Led by DNS Staff

Members: $4, Others: $7
Meets at Abbott's Mill, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road, Milford, DE, 19963 (302) 422-0847

10/04/2017 - 10/04/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: 2-5
Series
F17335AM
Tuesday, Oct 10, 9:30 - 11 am

What changes happen to plants in animals in the marsh as the fall season begins? Come explore leaves, petals and look for signs of animals preparing for colder weather. Led by Shweta Arya

Members: $6, Others: $10
Meets at DuPont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Lane Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 656-1490

Part of the Green by Nature Preschool Series where classes are held Tuesdays at alternating sites including Ashland Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve. Parental supervision is required (no additional fee).
10/10/2017 - 10/10/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: DuPont Environmental Education Center
age: 2-5
Series, Arts/Crafts
F17231DC
Wednesday, October 11, 10 - 11:30 am

Join Abbott's as we invite families to explore the great outdoors! Parents and children will enjoy hands-on nature experiences through stories, activities, and games. Led by DNS Staff

Members: $4, Others: $7
Meets at Abbott's Mill, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road, Milford, DE, 19963 (302) 422-0847

10/11/2017 - 10/11/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: 2-5
Series
F17336AM
Tuesday, Oct 17, 9:30 - 11 am

Fall time at Coverdale means pumpkins, scarecrows, and awesome hayrides! Join us outside to play in the chilly fall morning and leave with your own tiny pumpkin! Led by Judi VanderWerff

Members: $6, Others: $10
Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334

Part of the Green by Nature Preschool Series where classes are held Tuesdays at alternating sites including Ashland Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve. Parental supervision is required (no additional fee).
10/17/2017 - 10/17/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: 2-5
Series, Farming/Gardening, Botany, Arts & Crafts
F17133CF
Wednesday, October 18, 10 - 11:30 am

Join Abbott's as we invite families to explore the great outdoors! Parents and children will enjoy hands-on nature experiences through stories, activities, and games. Led by DNS Staff

Members: $4, Others: $7
Meets at Abbott's Mill, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road, Milford, DE, 19963 (302) 422-0847

10/18/2017 - 10/18/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: 2-5
Series
F17337AM
Tuesday, October 24, 9:30 - 11 am

Ssslithering snakes! Spiders that creep. Toads with warts! You can see all of these creepy creatures! Create a creepy creature to scare your family. Led by Judy Montgomery and Vicky Ware

Members: $6, Others: $10
Parent participation required at no additional charge
Meets at Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334

Part of the Green by Nature Preschool Series where classes are held every Tuesday at alternating sites including Ashland Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve. Parental supervision is required (no additional fee).
10/24/2017 - 10/24/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: Ashland
age: 2-5
animals, series
F17032AS
Wednesday, October 25, 10 - 11am

Roll down into a pumpkin pose and walk into downward facing dog! Join yoga instructor Courtney Loughney on an exhilarating farm yoga adventure. Children must be accompanied by an adult, free of cost. Led by Courtney Loughney

Members: $10, Others: $15 Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve (Way Rd Entrance): 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
10/25/2017 - 10/25/2017
10:00AM - 11:00AM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: 2-5
Fitness, Series, Preschool
F17137CF
Wednesday, October 25, 10 - 11:30 am

Join Abbott's as we invite families to explore the great outdoors! Parents and children will enjoy hands-on nature experiences through stories, activities, and games. Led by DNS Staff

Members: $4, Others: $7
Meets at Abbott's Mill, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road, Milford, DE, 19963 (302) 422-0847

10/25/2017 - 10/25/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: 2-5
Series
F17338AM
Tuesday, Oct 31, 9:30 - 11 am

Spiders don’t have to be spooky! Enjoy a classic story by Eric Carle and make your own spider web to take home. Led by Valerie Walters

Members: $6, Others: $10
Meets at DuPont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Lane Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 656-1490

Part of the Green by Nature Preschool Series where classes are held Tuesdays at alternating sites including Ashland Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve. Parental supervision is required (no additional fee).
10/31/2017 - 10/31/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: DuPont Environmental Education Center
age: 2-5
Series, Arts/Crafts
F17232DC
Wednesday, November 1, 10 - 11:30 am

Join Abbott's as we invite families to explore the great outdoors! Parents and children will enjoy hands-on nature experiences through stories, activities, and games. Led by DNS Staff

Members: $4, Others: $7
Meets at Abbott's Mill, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road, Milford, DE, 19963 (302) 422-0847

11/01/2017 - 11/01/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: 2-5
Series
F17339AM
Tuesday, Nov 7, 9:30 - 11 am

Let’s see how our farm family “bundles up” to keep some heat in. We’ll blow like a cold wind from barn to barn and make sure everyone is staying nice and warm! Led by Shweta Arya

Members: $6, Others: $10
Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334

Part of the Green by Nature Preschool Series where classes are held Tuesdays at alternating sites including Ashland Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve. Parental supervision is required (no additional fee).
11/07/2017 - 11/07/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: 2-5
Series, Farming/Gardening, Botany, Arts & Crafts
F17134CF
Wednesday, November 8, 10 - 11:30 am

Join Abbott's as we invite families to explore the great outdoors! Parents and children will enjoy hands-on nature experiences through stories, activities, and games. Led by DNS Staff

Members: $4, Others: $7
Meets at Abbott's Mill, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road, Milford, DE, 19963 (302) 422-0847

11/08/2017 - 11/08/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: 2-5
Series
F17340AM
Tuesday, November 14, 9:30 - 11 am

Learn all about turkeys and their beautiful feathers, find out who can strut and gobble, then make a colorful turkey to take home. Led by Judy Montgomery and Vicky Ware

Members: $6, Others: $10
Parent participation required at no additional charge
Meets at Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334

Part of the Green by Nature Preschool Series where classes are held every Tuesday at alternating sites including Ashland Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve. Parental supervision is required (no additional fee).
11/14/2017 - 11/14/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: Ashland
age: 2-5
Birding, Series, Holiday
F17033AS
Wednesday, November 15, 10 - 11:30 am

Join Abbott's as we invite families to explore the great outdoors! Parents and children will enjoy hands-on nature experiences through stories, activities, and games. Led by DNS Staff

Members: $4, Others: $7
Meets at Abbott's Mill, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road, Milford, DE, 19963 (302) 422-0847

11/15/2017 - 11/15/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: 2-5
Series
F17341AM
Friday, Nov 17, 9:30 - 11 am

Use shovels, scales, and rakes to help our farmers ready the gardens for winter and care for the animals! Led by Rob Wiest

Members: $9, Others: $14
Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
11/17/2017 - 11/17/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: 2-5
Gardening/Farming, Series, Preschool
F17138CF
Tuesday, Nov 21, 9:30 - 11 am

Tis the season to be thankful for nature and for our grandparents during National Grandparents week! Make a beautiful nature inspired picture frame and print a photo of your naturally smiling face. Led by Shweta Arya

Members: $6, Others: $10
Meets at DuPont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Lane Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 656-1490

Part of the Green by Nature Preschool Series where classes are held Tuesdays at alternating sites including Ashland Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve. Parental supervision is required (no additional fee).
11/21/2017 - 11/21/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: DuPont Environmental Education Center
age: 2-5
Series, Arts/Crafts
F17233DC
Tuesday, Nov 28, 9:30 - 11 am

Come see what all the buzz is about as we catch a close look at our friends fluttering from flower to flower. We’ll use nets to capture butterflies, get a close look at the beehive, and see if we can find out why flowers have so many buddies! Led by Rob Wiest

Members: $6, Others: $10
Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334

Part of the Green by Nature Preschool Series where classes are held Tuesdays at alternating sites including Ashland Nature Center, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve. Parental supervision is required (no additional fee).
11/28/2017 - 11/28/2017
9:30AM - 11:00AM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: 2-5
Series, Farming/Gardening, Botany, Arts & Crafts
F17135CF

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