Programs for Little Ones

Puppet Powwow

Ages: Families

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

January 9th – Staying Warm

February 6th – Skulls

March 6th – Animal Babies

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

January 22nd – Hibernation – Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner

February 12th – Groundhogs – Groundhog Gets a Say by Pamela Curtis Swallow

March 12th – Seasonal Changes – Tree by Britta Teckentrup

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