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Explore. Learn. Grow. Stage Nature Center Educational Programs

If you are looking for a experience for your children, or for yourself where you can explore nature, learn, and have fun, then check out Stage Nature Center Educational programs. The Stage Nature Center also offers 100-acres to explore in addition to an amazing educational center.

Stage Nature Center Educational Programs

There are so many events available to sign up, including  virtual events.  There are events listed for all ages. If you have children ages 2-5, then the Knee High Naturalist Programs and Toddler Time are perfect. You can make a day of it and walk the trails, or arrive a few minutes early to visit with the animals inside of the center.   We normally see a ton of wild animals on our walks including birds, deer, and wild turkey.

Knee High Naturalist Programs

The Knee High Naturalist Programs at Stage Nature Center is geared towards ages 2 to 4. Children in this class must attend with an adult. Each session includes craft, snack, as well as a nature hike.  You should be prepared to go outside in any weather. Masks required for anyone over age 2.    Babies in arms/adult are free.  Each week has a themed activity. 
Cost: $14 for non TNS members,  $11 for members of TNS
Pre-registration required
The class takes place every Thursday from 10:00 until 11:30. This program run through February 19th.

Winter Toddler Time

The Winter Time meets each Wednesday through February 24th from 10:00am until 11:30. The cost is $3 per child
and pre-registration required. This is a weekly activity for child and adult.  Each week will include different themed activities, such as arts and crafts, sensory activities, puzzles, books, games, and music.   During the session we attended, several stations were set up.  The activities included play dough, make a clay snake, coloring, story time, sensory play with bread dough, and snake craft.  The children even got to visit with a real snake named Sammy!  Tea, hot chocolate, and snacks were available.

Sign Up for a program today:

Michele Maleszyk
Author: Michele Maleszyk

Michele lives in Troy with her husband, daughter, and two dogs.  She enjoys traveling, coffee, gardening, and visiting small businesses and shops.  She is always looking for her next Michigan adventure.  She enjoys photographing everyday life in her free time and looks forward to contributing to Metro Detroit Mommy.