In this hands-on, sensory-based program at The Morton Arboretum, young explorers will hike, play, listen to stories, and engage in science and art activities. Program participants will explore these seasonal topics:
- April: Puddles and Petals
- June: Mudpies and Dandelion Soup
This program meets in person at The Morton Arboretum.
Instructor: Kathryn Neuffer, supervisor of early childhood programs, The Morton Arboretum
Health and Safety: Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s health and safety guidelines. Guidelines are subject to change, so please check back frequently.
Age: Children ages 3 to 5 years. An adult must accompany the child.
Kathryn Neuffer, supervisor of early childhood programs, The Morton Arboretum
Kathryn Neuffer has a background in early childhood and special education. She enjoys introducing the Arboretum’s youngest visitors to the wonders of the outdoors and helping to increase children’s curiosity toward the natural world through play and hands-on experiences.
What to Know
A portion of this program will take place outdoors.
Dress for the weather; layers are best!
Section A: Wednesday, April 5, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Section B: Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Section C: Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Section D: Thursday, June 22, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.