Tuesdays from 9am - 10am or 10:30am - 11:30am
Join us each week as we uncover the wonders of the natural prairie of Colorado. Each week provides a unique
learning opportunity, which will engage you and your child in investigations to stimulate curiosity, problem-solving and
a love of the natural world. Your child (2-5 years) must be accompanied by an adult as programs are catered to families
working together to explore nature.
Reservations are recommended. $5 / member; $6 / non-member.
***Value Packages are available--please ask us.***
May 2013: Grasses, Flowers, and Trees
Have you ever wondered how plants grow or how plants survive in a dry environment? We will investigate the lives of prairie plants and learn how to take care of our own plants.
May 14: Grasses
May 21: Trees
May 28: Flowers
June 2013: Tipis, bison, and the Cheyenne
Join us this month as we explore the life and culture of the Cheyenne Indians. Your child will get to sit inside a 16-foot tipi, learn how to hunt for wild animals, and cook fry bread.
June 4: How did the Cheyenne live?
June 11: How did the Cheyenne hunt?
June 18: How did the Cheyenne depend on the bison?
June 25: What did the Cheyenne eat?
July: Creepy Crawly Insects
August: Little School on the Prairie
Expeditions are a wonderful opportunity for you and your young learner to join in a building curriculum for six weeks. Throughout the six weeks, learning experiences build on existing knowledge, and the program provides a more in-depth perspective on the planned topic. Check back regularly for updated Expedition topics.
Expedition: Fairy Tales on the Prairie
Join us for this 6-week preschool session as we bring famous fairy tales to life. Each week we will explore a new story, and we will use our imagination to create the story on the prairie. Be prepared to explore outside and help your young reader experience classic tales and storytelling in a new way. Your child (2-5 years) must be accompanied by an adult as programs are catered to families working together to expore nature.
Wednesdays, June 5 - July 17 (except July 3), 9:00 - 10:30am.
Reservations are required. $35/member; $45/non-member.
Preschool Day Camp
Unravel the mysterious clues left behind on the prairie by animals of all shapes and sizes. We will be learning the art and science of tracking and conducting several wildlife investigations. Each day your little one will investigate the prairie using their five senses. (Children must be toilet trained).
July 29 - August 2; 9am - 11:30am
Early Bird Registration: $70 / member; $80 / non-member
After June 1: $80 / member; $90 / non-member
Come visit Ms. Adrienne at our local libraries for special prairie story times.
Parker Library - 4th Saturday of each month @ 10:15am
If you are a preschool teacher or group leader, you can bring your students to Plains Center for a wonderful, hands-on field trip. Please see our School & Youth Groups page for more information.
Comments & Feedback
What do you think about the Prairie Preschool Program? Please email me with any comments you have. I would love to hear about the things your child liked or disliked. We are always looking for ways to make the program better, so any suggestions are welcome. Email me at email@example.com or call Adrienne at 303-693-3621.