SOLD OUT Little Nature Explorers: Exploring With Our Senses
September 14, 2021
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Shaw Nature Reserve
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Registration required.
The "Little Years" series is designed for parent-and-child experiences at three St Louis area sites: Missouri Botanical Garden, Butterfly House and Shaw Nature Reserve. This series places the focus on your child, you, and the wonders of nature while preparing your child for preschool and kindergarten. Your child will learn skills such as taking turns, listening to the teacher and their friends, sharing, and making choices. Each class in all series includes hands-on activities, songs, stories, a packet of native seeds to take home, and a short walk.

Exploring With Our Senses
For ages 3 to 5. Early childhood peer interaction is key to early development. Each month has a different nature-based theme, hands-on activities, story time, native seeds to take home, and outdoor exploration (weather permitting). Take one class or take them all. Price per child, per class. One adult per child. Take one class or take them all. Register by September 6 2021, for three or more Little Nature Explorer classes, and your child will receive a t-shirt! All materials provided. Come prepared for a short walk.

Please note: Little Sprouts, Little Nature Explorers, Little Bugs, and Garden Buds are specifically designed as an adult/child program. Having younger children present can distract from the one-on-one experience for you and for others. Please no infants or toddlers.


$12 Garden Members

$15 General public