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Family Nature Class

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Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play, preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses.

Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week’s theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world.

WHO: Children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. The group maximum is 12 children.
WHEN: Wednesday. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 9:30-11:30am (2-5 year olds)
WHERE: Washington Park Arboretum (2300 Arboretum Dr E, Seattle, WA 98112)

COST: $18 for 1 child and 1 adult, additional children $9.
Discount if you register for 6 or more class series
You can register online, or call 206-685-8033.

Meet in the big white tent, behind the greenhouse near the Graham Visitors Center.

Themes this season include:

Mammals and Me
Falling Leaves
Nocturnal Animals
Crazy Camouflage
Mushroom Mania
Animals in Winter

Event Details

  • When

    No upcoming dates scheduled
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  • Price

    $18/child and adult pair; additional children, $9; discount for 6+ classes; pre-registration required
  • Recommended Ages

    Ages 2–5 with caregiver
  • Venue

    Washington Park Arboretum

    2300 Arboretum Dr. E
    Seattle, WA 98195-0001
    United States