Preschoolers Meet a Snake in a Bring DelNature to You Program

Bring DelNature to You for Preschoolers

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Let DelNature’s Naturalist staff Bring DelNature To You and liven your classroom with activities and animals! Our budget-friendly programs introduce your 3-5 year old preschoolers to the natural world and inspire them to care for wildlife. We offer programs like Nature Storytime, Farm Favorites, Wilmington’s Wildlife, and more.

Note: Works best for groups of 14 children or less. We are happy to schedule multiple lessons per visit to accommodate larger groups with additional presentations.

Want more options? Our team can develop a customized lesson to suit your program needs. Request a custom program »


Bring DelNature To You Programs
from Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE

Animals In Winter
Program Length: 1 hour / 1/2 hour — Fee: $7/$3.50 per student plus $35 travel fee — What do you do to get ready when the cold winter weather arrives? View live animals and taxidermy native to Delaware to learn about different animal strategies for winter survival. Investigate which animals hibernate, which stay awake, and which migrate. Request this program »

Reptiles & Amphibians
Program Length: 1 hour / 1/2 hour — Fee: $7/$3.50 per student plus $35 travel fee — Learn fascinating facts about frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, and snakes during this live animal presentation. Discover the differences between reptiles and amphibians and learn about their unique adaptations and differing life cycles. Request this program »

Words & Wildlife: The Gruffalo
Program Length: 1 hour / 1/2 hour — Fee: $7/$3.50 per student plus $35 travel fee — Circle up and enjoy this terrific tale by Julia Donaldson. Mouse avoids becoming dinner for a hungry fox, owl, and snake by inventing a monster – the huge and terrible Gruffalo. But what happens when a “real” Gruffalo appears? Discover the surprising answer and meet mouse’s foes, both live and taxidermy. Then use predator “parts” to create a fearsome Gruffalo of our own! Request this program »


Bring DelNature To You Programs
from Coverdale Farm Preserve, Greenville, DE

Are You a Farm Animal?
Program Length: 1 hour / 1/2 hour — Fee: $7/$3.50 per student plus $35 travel fee — Who lives on the farm? Explore different types of animals and discover why farm animals are so important! Through sorting and hands on activities, children will learn all about cows, sheep, chickens, pigs and the basic products that they provide us. Request this program »


Bring DelNature To You Programs
from DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC), Wilmington, DE

Animals Of The Marsh
Program Length: 1 hour / 1/2 hour — Fee: $7/$3.50 per student plus $35 travel fee (Travel fee is waived for any program in the city of Wilmington). — Learn about the native animals inhabiting Wilmington’s own tidal marsh. See live animals and taxidermy, touch real animal furs. Request this program »

Nature In Your Neighborhood
Program Length: 1 hour / 1/2 hour — Fee: $7/$3.50 per student plus $35 travel fee (Travel fee is waived for any program in the city of Wilmington). — Investigate your neighborhood in a whole new way. Explore the animals and plants that also call Wilmington home. Examine a robin’s nest, feel feathers, and touch a raccoon fur. Learn how animals survive city living. Request this program »


Bring DelNature To You Programs
from Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, Milford, DE

Native Americans of Delaware
Program Length: 1 hour / 1/2 hour — Fee: $5 per student/$3 per student plus $35 travel fee — Explore the culture of the early inhabitants of Delmarva. Follow a day in the life of the coastal plain Native Americans and discover how they lived in harmony with the world around them. Request this program »

Native Wild Animals
Program Length: 1 hour/1/2 hour — Fee: $5 per student/$3 per student plus $35 travel fee — Inspect taxidermy and live wild animals that make their home in the Delmarva region. Closely examine the habitats and characteristics of these animals, noting similarities and differences. Request this program »

Reptiles & Amphibians
— Program Length: 1 hour / 1/2 hour — Fee: $5 per student/$3 per student plus $35 travel fee — Discover fascinating facts about frogs and toads, salamanders, turtles, and snakes during an exciting animal program. Live animals aid in examining the differences between reptiles and amphibians and in exploring the significance of their unique adaptations and life cycles. Request this program »