The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering fun nature programs for preschoolers. Register for programs online at www.chesterfield.gov/parks or by calling 804-748-1623. For details, call Denise Flora, 804-674-1629. All programs are held at the Rockwood Nature Center.
Little Nature Sprouts Club
Bring your little nature sprout aged 3-5 to Rockwood Nature Center
either Wednesday or Thursday, 10-11 a.m., each week for fun nature
explorations, crafts, and stories. Both days cover the same theme.
Wednesdays and Thursdays, through April; $12 and up
Toddler Time in Nature
Is your one-year-old a little nature explorer? If so, this series of
classes is just for you!. We will have songs, movement, stories
and lots of outdoor fun. We ask that each child be one year old
by the first class and that younger siblings not attend.
Tuesdays, 11-11:30 a.m.
$20 per child for this series of five classes Course 28310
Feb. 18 Shadows of Nature
March 18 Animal Safari
April 29 Signs of Spring
May 27 Touching Nature
Little Tots Nature Club
Bring your little two-year-old nature tot to this series of nature
explorations, stories and hands-on activities. We ask that each
child be age two and that younger siblings not attend.
Tuesdays, 10-10:30 a.m., through May; $12 for three classes
Let’s Go on a Shamrock Hunt
Make your own shamrock and listen to a leprechaun story before
going on a shamrock hunt in the forest. We will follow the Shamrock
Trail to the leprechaun’s surprise pot from which everyone will get a
special surprise. For ages 3 – 5 years and a parent or guardian.
Sunday, March 16, 3-4 p.m.; $5 Course 28315