ARBORETUM FIELD TRIPS FOR KINDERGARTEN

Reservations are open for 2014-2015!
Call: 612-301-1210
$5.50 per student

Scholarship Information


Fall in the Forest 

Call: 612-301-1210
$5.50 per student
 

Fall in the Forest
September 25 - October 24
Limit 3 classes per time slot
9:30-10:45
11:15-12:30
1:15-2:30

Meet the "Talking Tree" and learn who lives in each forest layer. See how sowbugs and mushrooms turn leaves and dead trees into soil. Search for signs of forest plants and animals on a forest hike.

Science Standards 0.2.1.1.1 Physical Properties
0.4.2.1.1 Natural Systems

 Sprout

Call: 612-301-1210
$5.50 per student

Sprout!
February 5 - April 17
Limit 3 classes per time slot
9:45 - 11:00
12:30 - 1:45

Meet the "Talking Tree" during a puppet show about the parts of a plant and what plants need. Visit the greenhouse for a "please touch" experience with plants. Use your senses to search for plants of all shapes, sizes, and colors. Plant seeds for follow-up studies. TAKE HOME PLANTINGS!

Science Standards

0.1.1.2.1 Scientific Inquiry
0.4.1.1.2 Diversity of Life


 Ready Set Grow

Call: 612-301-1210
$5.50 per student
Ready, Set, Grow!
April 22 - May 29
Limit 3 classes per time slot
9:30-10:45
11:15-12:30
1:15-2:30

People, plants, insects, birds-everything alive has a habitat. With the help of the talking tree, discover how we can plant habitats for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife. Take the silent bird hike to look for habitat clues in the Learning Center's backyard. See aphids up close and release ladybugs in the greenhouse to eat the aphids. Start plants to feed black swallowtail caterpillars, and nectar-filled flowers for butterflies. TAKE HOME PLANTS!!

Science Standards 0.4.2.1.1 Natural System Interactions
0.4.1.1.2 Diversity of Life
1.4.3.1.1 Life Cycles


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Click here to download the FIELD TRIP GUIDE 2014-2015.