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!

Green By Nature is now Knee-high Naturalists!
Enjoy the same great programming with a fun new name.

Discover Our Preschooler Programs:

Knee-high Naturalists | NEW 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 $8/class
Non-member child $13/class
Get more! Check out our NEW Little Explorers Club.
Adult participation required, free of charge.
Locations alternate between Ashland, Coverdale Farm, and DEEC.

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Register Now (Coverdale)
Register Now (DEEC)


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.

Thursdays, 10 am – 11:30 am
September – November 18
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 NEW Little Explorers Club

Join our club and get even more time together with our preschooler community!

What’s Included:

  • ALL New Castle County Knee-high Naturalist (formerly Green By Nature) programs
  • New monthly Little Explorer Free Play Events so you can socialize
  • New biweekly special separate programs for parents and children

Fall Session

September – December
Pay Per Family
Member $160
Non-member $235

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Spring Session

January – May
Pay Per Family
Member $200
Non-member $275
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Virtual Preschool

Thursdays, 10 am – 11 am
December – February
Ages 3 – 6
Member child $20/month
Non-member child $30/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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