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Children's Nature Exploration Program (Ages 5-8)

Children's Nature Exploration Program (Ages 5-8)
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Join us at Chinsegut the first Wednesday of each month for our Nature Exploration program for ages 5-8. Programs are free, pre-registration preferred. Call (352)754-6722 to register.

When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
10:30 AM
Where: Chinsegut Conservation Center
23212 Lake Lindsey Rd
Brooksville, Florida  34601
United States
Contact: Gina Long

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Schedule and Standards: February 7th 10:30 AM Field Study Fun: Children will visit stations around the garden outside the Center to look for evidence of wildlife and to find some common plants. Each child will create a nature journal to keep (after March class), which they will fill with their observations. Meets standards (Kindergarten & 1st Grade): LAFS.K12.W.3.7; LAFS.K.SL.2.5; LAFS.K12.W.3.7; SC.K.L.14.3; SC.K.N.1.3; LAFS.1.SL.2.5 March 7th 10:30 AM Wildlife Water Safari: Children will use their nature journal made last class to explore how wildlife uses water. Children will get to view different animals from different water bodies around Chinsegut and take a “safari” hike to May’s Prairie. Hike approximately a half mile in total. Meets standards (Kindergarten & 1st Grade): LAFS.K12.W.3.7; MU.K.F.1.1; SS.K.G.3.2; MU.1.F.1.1; SC.1.E.5.3; VA.K.C.1.1 April 4th 10:30 AM Looking at Leaves: Children will practice their observation skills by looking at leaves. This class also includes a leaf printing craft. Meets standards (Kindergarten & 1st Grade): LAFS.K.L.3.5; LAFS.K.L.3.5; MAFS.K.MD.2.3; SC.K.L.14.1; SC.K.N.1.2; SC.K.P.8.1; SS.K.G.3.3; MAFS.1.MD.1.a; SC.1.P.8.1; V.A.K.C.1.1 May 2nd 10:30 AM Owl Exploration: Children will explore features of owls that make them unique from other birds. Program will include owl pellet dissection and a look at owl artifacts. Meets standards (Kindergarten & 1st Grade): VA.K.C.1.1; SC.K.L.14.2; SS.1.C.2.4; SC.1.L.14.1; SS.1.E.1.6 June 6th 10:30 AM Bug Hunt: The world is full of an amazing diversity of insects. In this program children will get to collect live bugs and decide what role they play in maintaining the environment based on their characteristics. Meets standards (Kindergarten & 1st Grade): LAFS.K.12.W.3.7; MU.K.F.1.1; SS.K.G.3.2; MU.1.F.1.1; SC.1.E.5.3, SC.K.L.14.2; SC.K.L.14.3; SC.K.N.1.3; SC.K.N.1.5; SC.1.E.6.1 Please register by calling: (352) 754-6722