Nature Preschool

Parent and Me Series for Preschoolers

Discover wildlife and the great outdoors with your little one in our fun, safe, hands-on parent-and-me preschooler programs!

Discover Our Preschooler Programs:

Knee-high Naturalists | Little Explorers Club | Virtual Preschool


New Castle County

Knee-high Naturalists

(formerly Green By Nature)

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

Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:30 – 11 am
September – May
Ages 2 – 5
Member child $10/class
Non-member child $16/class
Get more preschooler fun! Join our Little Explorers Club.
Adult participation required, free of charge.
Locations alternate between Ashland, Coverdale Farm, and DEEC.

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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
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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Join our Little Explorers Club

This club is for nature loving, community building preschool families. Meet new people that you have things in common with – preschoolers, love of nature, and education. Engage with the people and world around you. You are invited to attend all 27 Knee-high Naturalist events, 3 exclusive weekend club events, and receive 3 age-appropriate books that relate to nature/stewardship/animals.

Spring Session (March – May)

Pay Per Child: Member $210 | Non-member $310

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Virtual Preschool

Thursdays, 10 am – 11 am
December – February
Ages 3 – 6
Member child $5/class
Non-member child $10/month
Discover nature virtually with your little one! Enjoy imaginative story time, STEM-based activities and crafts, and stay active all winter long with Teacher Naturalists.

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