Spring Break Pics

Although our class size was small, we had fun! We learned and we crafted.

The Nature Walk enlightened us with frog egs and sounds, deer tracks, funny fungus, coyote scat, and Canada geese nesting & honking with the signs of spring all around us. We spent 1.5 hours walking and investigating the trails off South Grimes Hill Road of the Nature Preserve.

Our reptile program started with a half hour video on reptiles. How interesting! Then we got down to business personalizing our snakes.

The nature inspired art program proved to be just fun. We created beautiful butterflies. The photo cube was painted and adorned with seashells. We ran out of time, so participants took home shells to finish their cubes.

Here are some photos. Sorry we missed you.

Spring Migration

Join us for our after-school program on Spring Migration Wednesday, April 12 from 3:30-4:30pm. Learn about migrating animals around the world. This class is open to all school-age children.

Spring Break Programs

Tuesday – Apr. 18 9:30-10:30am-ish Nature Walk
Meet at the South Grimes Hill Road entrance to the Hebron Nature Preserve. We will casually stroll the trails listening to bird songs, discovering animal signs, and enjoying nature. Rain or shine! Registration is not required. Dress accordingly.

Wednesday – Apr. 19 9:30 – 10:30/11:00am Repiles
Watch a video about reptiles. Learn about them through a museum scavenger hunt. Touch snake skins and other specimens. A wooden snake craft will follow the program. This will be a fun and educational workshop for children age 5 & older. Class size is limited to 10. Registration is required by Apr. 18.

Thursday – Apr. 20 9:30 – 10:30/11:00am Nature Inspired Art
Watch a nature video and create a nature-inspired craft. The craft could be a mystery sparkle mosaic picture, fabric butterfly, photo cube, stained glass butterfly mobile OR 3d mobile. This workshop is open to children age 5 and older. Class size is limited. Registration is required by Apr. 18.

These workshops are at no cost. Supplies are provided by a Stewart’s Holiday Match Grant.

6 Silent but Deadly Animals

At today’s after-school program, our students learned about some stealthy animals that were deadly by jaws, claws or poison. In fact, most already guessed at what animals would fit in this category. They learned about the Poison Dart Frog, Caiman, Leopard, Great Horned Owl, Tarantula, and Puffed Adder. They were only stumped by a few. Following the discussion, each created their own Dart Frogs. Here they are!

Silent but Deadly Animals

Wednesday, March 29 – 3:30-4:30pm.

Come discover stealthy animals who are deadly in their own way either by poison, claws or paws!

Winter Break Programs

Don’t forget to sign up. Registration deadline is Saturday, February 18. Visit the Calendar page for the listing.

Owl Walk

Don’t forget about our owl walk tonight at the Nature Preserve 6pm-8pm. Meet up at the South Grimes Hill Road entrance to the Preserve which is off NY22 in Hebron. Bring a flashlight. It will be about 25 degrees but the weather will be clear. Hope the owls will be talking!

Snowflakes!

We had a great time learning about Snow, Ice & Animals that live in this environment at our last after-school program yesterday. The kids enjoyed creating beautiful flakes and even took one home to decorate. We found flakes on our windows.

Festival of Wreaths

Festival of Wreaths at the Pember!
We have many beautiful wreaths for you to bid on and they all start at $10. However, there are a few in the center of a bidding war.
Library Lucy was found checking out her favorite wreaths.
Stop on by the library to view the wreaths and hopefully one will speak to you.

lucy-bidding-on-wreath

Texas Wild!

Wednesday, November 30 from 3:30-4:30pm. Join us for an after-school program focusing on the habitats and animals in the state of Texas. Mr. Pember traveled to Texas 1889-1891 collecting specimens. Come discover them!

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