Our playgroups are designed to immerse your preschool to early elementary-aged children in the natural world.
Each week the class will consist of different themes, activities, hikes, games and crafts.
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2017 playgroup schedule (tentative)
Fall session: Wednesdays 4:30 to 5:30
09/06 - Sunflowers
09/13 - Birds
09/20 - Apple Days
09/27 - Sensing Nature
10/04 - Squirrels
10/11 - Bats
10/18 - Pumpkin Sensory
10/25 - Spiders Alive
11/01 - Fall Leaves
11/08 - Forest Creatures
11/15 - Turkey Talk
11/22 - Owls
11/29 - Pine Cones
12/06 - Animal Tracks
12/13 - Snowflakes
12/20 - Evergreen Trees
12/27 - Hibernation
Weeks where there is not a formal playgroup - please feel free to bring a picnic and come meet up with other families to play in the playscape!
We cater to homeschool families throughout our area.
We provide programs once a month with hands-on activities, team work, and in depth lessons on our natural world.
You must RSVP for each class by the Monday of that week. The cost is $3 per student.
2017 homeschool schedule (tentative)
Fall session: 2nd Wednesday of each month 10:00 to 11:30 am
09/13 - Fall Leaves
10/11 - Squash
11/8 - Trees (Evergreen)
12/13 - Animal Adaptations
1/10 - Weather/Climate
2/14 - Energy
3/14 - Trees, cont. (Deciduous/Maple)
4/11 - Flowers
5/9 - Geology
Sprouts Service Learning
Each class works on projects, builds things, cares for the animals or does other service learning projects to help benefit DeVries. Build skills and promote family time with each lesson.
RSVP is required by noon the day of class so we can have projects ready.
Ages 5-13 are welcome, and parents stay to participate with their kids. 2017 schedule TBD