Little Kids | ages 5 and under

For our smallest naturalists, we offer creative, open-ended, exploratory programs for children aged 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Our goal: to foster an early love of the natural world and an eagerness to have fun outside!


Mighty Acorns Explorer Club

Held from September to May on the third Thursday of each month, Mighty Acorns invite young adventurers to explore the natural world through interactive games, puzzles, and activities. This program is held at The Nature Museum and most sessions involve exploring our backyard and the nearby woods, fields and pond. We hope you and your little one can join us in the fall!

Mighty Acorns will meet the following days this winter and spring; please note, babes-in-arms are welcome to tag along with caregivers.

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Upcoming Events

Did You Know?
Our youth programs and events are open often to younger children too, if they are accompagnied by a parent or caregiver. Please feel encouraged to contact us to see if a program for older children might be suitable as well for your younger child.
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Spring Break Fun

Join us over the upcoming spring break (April 16th-21st) for these fun programs for little (and big) kids. The museum will also have special hours this particular week; from April 18th-April 21st the museum will be open from 10am-4pm. 

Tuesday, April 18th
Fur, Feather, and Bones

Wednesday, April 19th
Blabbing About Birds, Talking About Turkeys

Thursday, April 20th
Mighty Acorns: Now You See Me, Now You Don't

Friday, April 21st
Museum is open from 10am-4pm

 

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