Nature Preschool

Knee-high Naturalists

Discover wildlife and the outdoors with Knee-high Naturalists: our fun, safe, hands-on grownup-and-me (mommy-and-me) group for preschoolers!

Discover Our Outdoor Grownup-and-me (Mommy-and-me) Group for Preschoolers


New Castle County

Knee-high Naturalists

Hike and play games to get your bodies moving. Investigate nature with activities like pattern recognition and sorting to build preschooler skills.

Meeting weekly or more, 9:30 – 11 am
September – May
Ages 3 – 5 (Those labeled Pint-size are ages 2 – 3)
Member child $12/class
Non-member child $18/class
Adult participation required, free of charge.
Locations alternate between Ashland, Coverdale Farm, and DEEC.

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Winter – Spring Schedule
Jan 11 | Winter Bird | DEEC
Jan 13 | Brrr It’s Cold | Coverdale
Jan 20 | Snowy Animal Tracks | Ashland
Jan 27 | A Winter’s Nap, Hibernation | Coverdale
Feb 3 | Groundhog | Ashland
Feb 8 | The Hat | DEEC
Feb 10 | Kindness day! The Giving Tree | Coverdale
Feb 17 | Textures are Everywhere | Ashland
Feb 24 | Pancake Breakfast | Coverdale
Feb 28 | N is for Nature | Ashland
Mar 1 | Name that Animal (Ages 2-3) | Coverdale
Mar 3 | Music Makers | Ashland
Mar 7 | Name that Animal | Coverdale
Mar 8 | Raccoons | DEEC
Mar 10 | Hens and Chicks | Coverdale
Mar 14 | Nature Discover Bottles | Ashland
Mar 17 | Rocks Rock! | Ashland
Mar 24 | Recycle Creations | Coverdale
Mar 31 | What does the fox say? | Coverdale
Apr 4 | Shapes in Nature | Ashland
Apr 5 | Shapes in Nature (Ages 2-3) | Ashland
Apr 7 | I Spy… | Ashland
Apr 11 | Exploring through the Senses | Coverdale
Apr 12 | Springtime! | DEEC
Apr 14 | Take Care of the Earth | Coverdale
Apr 18 | Birds and their nests | Ashland
Apr 21 | Shhhh. What do you hear? | Ashland
Apr 25 | Farm Friends | Coverdale
Apr 28 | Compost Stew | Coverdale
May 2 | Sunshiny Day | Ashland
May 3 | Tractors (Ages 2-3) | Coverdale
May 5 | Nature’s Builders | Ashland
May 9 | Seeds, Seeds and more seeds! | Coverdale


Abbott’s Mill

Knee-high Naturalists

Hike and play games to get your bodies moving. Investigate nature with activities like pattern recognition and sorting to build preschooler skills.

Wednesdays, 10 am – 11:30 am
September – December, March – July
Ages 2 – 5
Member child $8/class
Non-member child $13/class
Parent participation required, free of charge.
Abbott’s Mill in Milford, DE

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