Preschool

Current & Upcoming

Playscape Playdate: Insectmania

Jun 29, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Join Naturalist Terri Brest to collect and observe insects. We’ll provide insect nets, bug boxes, hand lenses and microscopes to get a closer look at these important pollinators. Find out the difference between insects, spiders and isopods. For Ages 3-12.  Check the Interpretive Bldg. lobby in case of construction obstructions due to expansion of the Nature…

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Storytime Sprouts: Slithering Snakes

Jun 30, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Snakes are sensational! They slither and hide, sun themselves to keep warm, and eat their food in one gulp. Celebrate these cool smooth reptiles and visit with our friendly snake, Zea. Preschool-ages 2-6, siblings welcome. We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to the generous support of an Anonymous Donor and the…

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Planetarium Show: “Moles: What is Out There”

Jul 06, 2022 11:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Children (and parents!) will love Plato, the cutest mole ever, who discovers day and night, the Sun and Moon, and the stars.  Through traditional storytelling children will learn basic concepts about science while having a great time.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.…

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Planetarium Show: “Moles: What is Out There”

Jul 06, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Children (and parents!) will love Plato, the cutest mole ever, who discovers day and night, the Sun and Moon, and the stars.  Through traditional storytelling children will learn basic concepts about science while having a great time.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.…

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Planetarium Show: “Moles: What is Out There”

Jul 07, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Children (and parents!) will love Plato, the cutest mole ever, who discovers day and night, the Sun and Moon, and the stars.  Through traditional storytelling children will learn basic concepts about science while having a great time.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.…

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Planetarium Show: “Moles: What is Out There”

Jul 07, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Children (and parents!) will love Plato, the cutest mole ever, who discovers day and night, the Sun and Moon, and the stars.  Through traditional storytelling children will learn basic concepts about science while having a great time.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.…

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Summer Days: Nature Explorers (Ages 4-6)

Jul 12, 2022 10:00AM—Jul 13, 2022 2:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Summer Days are BACK! Join naturalists from TWC for a nature experience for adult/child pairs. Join us for exploring, education, crafts, and fun! Be sure to choose the program that best suits your child’s age. Nature Explorers (Ages 4-6): Explore nature concepts with your young children, doing simple experiments, creating nature art, reading outdoor stories,…

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Planetarium Show: “Tonight’s Sky”

Jul 16, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Discover your way around the night sky!  The instructor will follow from one constellation to another to help you learn how to navigate amongst the stars.  You will learn star names, constellations stories and the planets in tonight’s sky.  Registration Required. Please note:  This program has multiple times. Please double check that you are signing up…

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Storytime Sprouts: Going on a Bug Hunt!

Jul 20, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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In the summertime insects (bugs) are everywhere. We’ll share bug stories, songs and a hide and find game. Everyone will get to use a bug-box to catch a live little critter. Preschool-ages 2-6, siblings welcome. We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to the generous support of an Anonymous Donor and…

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Playscape Playdate: Squirmy Earthworms

Jul 21, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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When the summer rains come down, the worms rise to the surface.  Join us to adopt a worm friend while observing, measuring, painting and experimenting with these fascinating creatures. These creepy crawlies are so much fun and so important to our ecosystem. We’ll get up close and personal with worms and answer the age old…

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