Preschool Programs

Explore, discover, and have fun at Lindsay! These programs are discovery-based and include hands-on activities and introductions to live animals. Experience the natural world—at the center and in the field.

  • Register for your preschool class prior to the date of the class to reserve your spot.
  • Cancellations for preschool classes are subject to a $5 service fee.

Age 2 to 3 plus AdultAges 4 to 5Mini Mondays

Download the 2018 Spring Program Guide

Mini Monday: Springtime Babies

Monday, April 30, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

Let your child guide their own explorations of the natural world, designed for children ages 2–5 to play and learn, along with an adult caregiver. Young children explore a variety of age-appropriate craft and activity stations at their own pace. Observe special demonstrations and hands-on presentations with our animal ambassadors. Visit Lindsay Wildlife exhibit hall (more…)

Patterned Animal Pals: CP-213

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 10:00 am - 10:45 am ,

THREE WEEK CLASS -Squares, diamonds, triangles, and more! Explore many of the beautiful and unique coverings of animals through patterns and shapes. Ages 2-3 Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers ages 2 to 5, plus their caregivers. Each session has a different wild and wonderful focus. We include hands-on (more…)

Patterned Animal Pals: CP-214

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 11:15 am - 12:00 pm ,

THREE WEEK CLASS -Squares, diamonds, triangles, and more! Explore many of the beautiful and unique coverings of animals through patterns and shapes. Ages 2-3 Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers ages 2 to 5, plus their caregivers. Each session has a different wild and wonderful focus. We include hands-on (more…)

Patterned Animal Pals: CP-455

Thursday, May 3, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am ,

THREE WEEK CLASS -Squares, diamonds, triangles, and more! Explore many of the beautiful and unique coverings of animals through patterns and shapes. Ages 4-5 Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers ages 2 to 5, plus their caregivers. Each session has a different wild and wonderful focus. We include hands-on (more…)

Mini Monday: Digging Dinosaurs

Monday, June 4, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

Let your child guide their own explorations of the natural world, designed for children ages 2–5 to play and learn, along with an adult caregiver. Young children explore a variety of age-appropriate craft and activity stations at their own pace. Observe special demonstrations and hands-on presentations with our animal ambassadors. Visit Lindsay Wildlife exhibit hall (more…)

Mini Monday: Home in the Desert

Monday, June 4, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

Let your child guide their own explorations of the natural world, designed for children ages 2–5 to play and learn, along with an adult caregiver. Young children explore a variety of age-appropriate craft and activity stations at their own pace. Observe special demonstrations and hands-on presentations with our animal ambassadors. Visit Lindsay Wildlife exhibit hall (more…)

Snouts and Sniffers CP-215

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 10:00 am - 10:45 am ,

THREE WEEK CLASS -How do different creatures “smell?” What else do they use their snouts for? In this class, sniff out more about some of the incredible way animals use this part of their body.  Ages 2-3 Click here to register! Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers ages 2 to (more…)

Snouts and Sniffers CP-216

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 11:15 am - 12:00 pm ,

THREE WEEK CLASS -How do different creatures “smell?” What else do they use their snouts for? In this class, sniff out more about some of the incredible way animals use this part of their body.  Ages 2-5 plus adult Click here to register! Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers ages 2 (more…)

Snouts and Sniffers CP-217

Thursday, June 7, 2018 10:30 am - 11:15 am ,

THREE WEEK CLASS -How do different creatures “smell?” What else do they use their snouts for? In this class, sniff out more about some of the incredible way animals use this part of their body.  Ages 4-5 plus adult Click here to register! Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers ages (more…)