Preschool Programs

Young boy staring into glass caseExplore, 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.

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 activities, crafts, songs, games, and even a live animal ambassador! These classes take place in Lindsay’s downstairs classroom.

Please note: we ask that only 1 caregiver attends per child. Enrollment does not include exhibit hall admission for non-members.

  • Register for your preschool class prior to the date of the class to reserve your spot.
  • Mini-Mondays are drop-in events which do not need registration.
  • Cancellations for preschool classes are subject to a $5 service fee.

 

Snouts and Sniffers

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.  Registration is closed. Please click here to view our other preschool classes. Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for (more…)

Happy Habitats

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:00 am - 10:45 am , ,

THREE WEEK CLASS -What makes up an animal’s habitat? Meet some of our animal ambassadors and learn about what they need to live in their special homes. Click here to register! Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers ages 2 to 5, plus their caregivers. Each session has a different (more…)

Prehistoric Pals

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 10:00 am - 10:45 am , ,

THREE WEEK CLASS -Do you love dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures? Meet some of our animal ambassadors that are related to these amazing creatures from the past! Click here to register! Caregiver attendance required. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers ages 2 to 5, plus their caregivers. Each session has a different (more…)

Mini Monday: Home in the Desert

Monday, August 27, 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…)