Programs for Little Ones

Joann’s Puppet Powwow

Ages: Families

New Time: 10:00am-10:45am

April 3rd – Pond Life

May 1st – Nocturnal Animals

Have a seat around our puppet theatre in Joann’s Outdoor Classroom as our naturalists present a series of puppet shows! Every series will revolve around a central environmental theme such as life cycles, hibernation, or pollination. Puppet shows will be followed by activities that enhance the topic addressed in the show.

No registration required but may be canceled due to weather. Call 615-799-5544 for information.


Nature Strollers

Ages: 18 months to 5 years

10:00am to 11:00am

April 9th – Water – Water is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle – by Miranda Paul 

May 14th – Snails – Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature – by Joyce Sidman

Encourage your little one’s curiosity with nature and the outdoors! During the program, we will read a book, sing songs, play games, make a craft, and go on a child friendly hike.  Each month there will be a new theme.

No registration required