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Preschool Field Trips
Our preschool programs have been carefully designed for the active and exciting world of the four and five year old. We combine engaging hands-on activities, hikes in our woods and prairies, creative play and movement, and a close look at our live animals.
What you need to know:
- Duration: All preschool field trips last 90 minutes.
- Cost: $5/student, $50 minimum; no charge for adults.
- Come Prepared: Dress for the weather! We will go outside unless it is unsafe.
Plan your field trip.
Call 734-997-1553 or fill out this form to arrange a program. Please have the following information ready before you call:
- Teacher name & phone number
- School name & address
- Group size & ideal dates
- Program choice
Delight in the wonderful world of animals with a treasure hunt in search of hidden forest friends. An amazing animal obstacle course and a visit with some of our critters will teach us more about our furry, feathered, and scaly friends.
Discover how animals and humans use their senses to survive. Program includes opportunity to see live animals and engage in outdoor exploration on our 1/8 mile Sensory Nature Trail.
Crawl like a caterpillar, hop like a grasshopper, and use your butterfly proboscis while we investigate the wonderful world of insects. We’ll sweep through the prairie to search for our six-legged friends and meet the hissing cockroaches. Best scheduled in the Fall.
Explore fields and forests to learn how plants and animals prepare for winter. Have a close-up and friendly encounter with a variety of live animals. An autumn discovery hike enables children to experience the joys of fall.
Discover the wonders of winter with an engaging puppet show demonstrating how animals survive the winter and a nature walk searching for signs of woodland animals. Children will visit with animals up close and personal.
Celebrate the birth of spring! A fun-filled puppet show will enthrall and educate your youngsters about animal life in springtime. Visit the Critter House and enjoy an outdoor walk through the woods and prairies discovering the eagerly anticipated signs of spring.
Programs for Schools & Groups
- Our Place: Field Trips!
- Your Place: Outreach Programs
- Bring Our Birds of Prey to Your Location
- Custom Animal Programs, Live Animal Exhibits, & Educational Training