Nature Bugs remain active all winter and into spring! Join us at Sheldrake to study nature in the colder months and observe the changes to the world around us as we transition to early spring. Your young nature detective will explore the world outside to observe how plants and animals survive the winter, the new growth of spring, and the return of birds and other animals. Look for animal tracks, create crafts from natural objects, and more. Bring your lunch and enjoy…Find out more »
In this edition of our Nature Bugs program, children will study the natural world as we transition from winter to spring. Observe the regrowth of plants, the effects of warming temperatures, and the re-emergence of animals. Crafts, stories, play, and the company of other young enthusiasts add to the fun. 6 sessions on Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm, starting February 27. For ages 3-6 Our Nature Bugs: get hands-on experience with science and nature learn about birds, insects, seeds, and other natural wonders…Find out more »
Spend quality time with your little one exploring the joys of nature. Each week will feature a nature theme with creative learning activities and adventures developed to connect children and caregivers to the natural world. For children ages 18–36 months with a caregiver (Mommy, Daddy, Grandma, Grandpa…). 7 sessions ~ Thursdays, February 28-April 11 – 9:30–10:30 AM. FREE, thanks to the generous support of Con Edison. Registration for this program is now full. To be added to the wait list,…Find out more »
Year round, Sheldrake Environmental Center offers monthly guided Neighborhood Nature walks; in the springtime join us for compost bin sales and workshops, along with Earth Day clean-ups; and in the fall, we have our Fall Festival and International Coastal Clean Up. Use the listing below to find the kind of events you would like to enjoy at Sheldrake Environmental Center.