Preschool Classes

All classes are held rain or shine.  Please dress for the weather.  If inclement weather occurs, our staff will contact you directly the day of the program to inform you of a cancellation.

Little Naturalists (3-5Y)

Little Naturalist

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Children ages 3-5 will learn about nature through exploration.  We will read, sing, create a craft, meet live animals, and have a hands-on exploration all about nature. Students will enjoy Nature Play during each class to use their imaginations while playing in a bamboo teepee or using tree cookie building blocks. Pre-registration required. $7/$9 per child.  Register Now

Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 am

  • 5 Senses – September 11th
  • Animal Science – September 25th
  • Perfect Pumpkin - October 9th
  • Busy Bats - October 23rd
  • Nurture Nature - November 6th
  • Leaves - November 20th
  • Outstanding Owls - December 4th
  • Wonderful Winter - December 18th

$7/$9 per child. Save $2 with MAC membership.

Nature Music (3-5Y)

Location: Oliver Nature Park

Music and nature come together in this new class. 3-5 year olds learn about beat, rhythm, and melody, listening to sounds produced using natural materials, instruments and voice.  Register Now

Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 AM

  • September 18th
  • October 16th
  • November 13th

$7/$9 per child. Save $2 with MAC membership. 

Preschool Picassos (1-5Y)

Make a memory with your toddler at our Preschool Picasso class. This summer, our little artists will create a painting with their parent or guardian. One adult must be registered for each child. Only adults need to register for this program. Pre-registration required.  

  • Fall Tree - Monday, October 28th, 10:30-11:30 AM - Register Now

$15/$17 per parent. Save $2 with MAC membership.  

Tiny Trails (3-5Y)

Location: Oliver Nature Park

Join us for a short hike to a unique spot in the park where we will do some natural discovery before we head back to the trail head. Pre-registration required for all children.  Register Now

  • Friday, December 20th, 10:30-11:30 AM

$7/$9 per child. Save $2 with MAC membership.

Registration

All Nature Education programs require pre-registration, unless listed otherwise. Click here for more information and to register.  Don’t forget: if you are a MAC member, you get an additional $2 off per participant.  Spots are limited!  For any questions, please contact us at olivernaturepark@mansfieldtexas.gov or call the MAC at 817-728-3680.

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