Preschool Programs

The Ogden Nature Center's one-hour preschool programs are the perfect way to introduce your little ones to the wonders of the outdoor world. The programs are fun and elementary — designed for children ages 3-5. Parents are welcome to stay and participate. Each lesson includes creative, hands-on activities, time spent outside and stories.

Cost 

Individual Registrations

  • Members -$5.00 per child/parent
  • Non-members $6.00 per child/parent
  • General admission rates apply to all other family members

Group/preschool registration (5 or more students)

  • $5.00 per child/parent.
  • Teachers and classroom aids are free.
  • General admission rates apply to all other family members.
  • A 50% non-refundable deposit is required. 

Pre-registration required. Call 621-7595 to register.

2018/19 Schedule

Things with Wings

Bats, birds and even seeds can fly! Join us as we explore nature’s winged wonders. Play games, net insects and enjoy high-flying songs, stories and crafts in this hour long program for you and your little.

September 12th September 13th October 2nd October 3rd
 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Full 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open
11:00am - Full  11:00am - Full 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open
1:00pm -Open  1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open

 

Walkers, Trotters, Creepers, Crawlers

Explore the world of creatures that crawl – on many legs, four legs or no legs at all! Find footprints and patterns on the ground, share songs and stories about moving and create a craft to take home.

November 19th November 20th December 13th December 14th
 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open
11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open
1:00pm -Open  1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open

 

Motionless Marvels

From towering trees to tiny rocks, many of nature’s wonders hardly move at all. Sing songs and hear stories about trees and rocks as we investigate their many shapes, sizes and colors.

January 10th January 11th February 19th February 20th
 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open
11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open
1:00pm -Open  1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open  1:00pm - Open

 

Floats and Fins and Things that Swim 

Try finding a frog or spotting a turtle as we explore the world of creatures that swim. Sing songs, hear fishy stories, scoop pond muck to see what’s there and create a cute craft.

March 27th
March 28th
April 15th
April 16th
 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Full
11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open
1:00pm -Open  1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open