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Preschool & kindergarten nature programs

 

Connect your curriculum to the outdoors and your students to the wonders of nature through these engaging introductory programs.

Effective January 2018 - To ensure our program participants receive a well-rounded nature experience, preschool programming will only be booked in conjunction with a guided walk. This allows participants to gain relevant and knowledge in the classroom setting, as well as experience their learning in a natural setting.

Programs Offered

Class size: 30 students ($5 per extra student up to a maximum of 35)

Length: 45 minutes
Note: Bussing not included
Booking information
 

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School Programs Preschool Kindergarten

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​Students will have a howling good time helping Kate find her true identity. Through an interactive performance, craft and group activities, students learn about the diversity of Calgary’s wildlife, including mammals, birds and insects.

Grades: Preschool, kindergarten

Offered at:

  1. Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, 2425 9 Ave. S.E.
    Cost: $65
  2. Your Location
    Cost: $100*

*Must be booked with another 45-minute program within a three-hour period.

Add a nature walk to your program for $30!

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​Learn about one of nature’s smallest creatures, the ladybug! Discover this spotted insect’s interesting anatomy, hearty appetite and important role as a pest controller. This interactive program includes group activities and a craft, and will inspire young stewards to protect these beloved beetles.

Grades: Preschool, kindergarten

Offered at:

  1. Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, 2425 9 Ave. S.E.
    Cost: $65
  2. Your Location
    Cost: $100*

*Must be booked with another 45-minute program within a three-hour period.

Add a nature walk to your program for $30!

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​Take your class on an indoor safari! Students will learn about animals, birds and other seasonal creatures by examining objects from nature. This hands-on program will have students exploring feathers, furs, skulls and bones.

Grades: Preschool, kindergarten

Offered at:

 

  1. Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, 2425 9 Ave. S.E.
    Cost: $65
  2. Your Location
    Cost: $100*

*Must be booked with another 45-minute program within a three-hour period.

Add a nature walk to your program for $30!

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​Alberta is home to over a dozen species of owls. Students will explore the adaptations and great hunting abilities of these amazing creatures, and will have a hoot crafting their own owl.

Grade: Kindergarten

Offered at:

  1. Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, 2425 9 Ave. S.E.
    Cost: $65
  2. Your Location
    Cost: $100*

*Must be booked with another 45-minute program within a three-hour period.

Add a nature walk to your program for $30!

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​Help Rachel Robin find the perfect place to build her nest and raise her babies. Students will learn about eggs, nests and the birds that create them. This program includes a puppet show and craft.

Grades: Preschool, kindergarten

Offered at:

  1. Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, 2425 9 Ave. S.E.
    Cost: $65
  2. Your Location
    Cost: $100*

*Must be booked with another 45-minute program within a three-hour period.

Add a nature walk to your program for $30!

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