A Chest Full of Stories with Miss Karen

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Wednesday January 25

10:00 AM  –  11:00 AM


Are you looking for ways to increase your child's awareness of the natural world? Then join us for A Chest Full of Stories with Miss Karen, held monthly at Tyler! Exposing children to the wonders of nature has been shown to spark creativity and imagination, so we'd love to help families encourage a lifetime of learning about the world in which we live.

Come join us for a walk to Lucille's Garden Schoolhouse and look for signs of winter. We will listen to Winter's Survival: Animals Hibernation, Migration and Adaptation by LR Hanson. Children will learn how different animals survive winter - either by gathering food, going on a long journey, or staying for the long winter. Children will also make their own winter animals to take home.

This program is for children ages 3-6 with one supervising adult. Check-in at the Visitor Center first, and then we will enjoy a short walk to an area that sparks our imaginations. This is an outdoor activity, so please dress accordingly. In case of rain, the group will meet in a protected area.

MEMBERS: $5 per child with one free supervising adult (sign in first for your member discount!)

NON-MEMBERS: $12 per child, with one free supervising adult (fee includes admission for the day, so feel free to stay as long as you'd like!) Additional accompanying non-member adults and non-participating children must pay admission.

GUEST PASS HOLDERS: $5 per child with one free supervising adult. (For non-member use only.) Please give your guest pass to the Visitor Center Associate when checking in for this program. The guest pass covers admission only; there is still an additional fee of $5 per child for this program). Additional accompanying non-member adults and non-participating children must pay admission. Library passes are not accepted for this program.

Registration is for child only. No drop-offs; children must be accompanied by an adult (max two children per adult, please).

Please click here for current COVID-19 masking and social distancing policies anytime you visit or participate in Tyler Arboretum programs. 

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