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Wetland Waddlers

Calendar/Event Details

Sat, May 25, 2019
Sat, June 29, 2019

Explore Mercer Slough with your preschooler and grow a connection to the natural world! Each two-hour class includes art, play, and story time designed around a seasonal theme.

Program Details

  • Time: Saturdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Ages: 2.5-4, with a parent or guardian*
  • Cost: $20, or $15 for Pacific Science Center Members

*We understand that finding childcare for siblings can be difficult. While activities are designed for children ages 2.5-4, siblings younger than age 2.5 are welcome to accompany participants free of charge. For siblings older than age 4, please contact

All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable. We reserve the right to cancel a session if enrollment is insufficient and will contact registrant for a full refund. We will notify registrant at least 48 hours prior to the event start time.


Apr 20 and 27: Growing Up in Mercer Slough
Flowers, new leaves, and seedlings are everywhere! Join us to take a closer look at the plants in the park, and investigate how they grow.

May 11 and 18: Slugs, Bugs, and Squirmy Worms
Spend a day looking for some of Mercer Slough’s smallest residents. We’ll investigate under logs, in the pond, and beneath trees. How many bugs do YOU think we’ll find?

June 22 and 29: Slough SENSE-ations
Join us for a sensory-filled day of seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling, and yes, even tasting different things in nature.

Event Details

  • When

    Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 9:30a.m.11:30a.m.
    Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 9:30a.m.11:30a.m.
    Saturday, June 29, 2019 @ 9:30a.m.11:30a.m.
  • Price

    $20, or $15 for Pacific Science Center Members
  • Recommended Ages

    Ages 2.5–4 with accompanying adult
  • Venue

    Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center

    1625 118th Ave SE
    Bellevue, WA 98005-3801
    United States