Pre-School & Kindergarten Field Trips

All programs are one hour long and are limited to 50 students.

Mini-Explorers Programs

Mini-Explorers Programs

Explore the changes that happen in nature during spring. New leaves, new flowers and new baby animals! This program can be taught with a seasonal emphasis on birds, deer or insects.

Animals in Winter ● Late Fall, Winter

Be a nature detective and investigate the different ways animals survive the winter. Learn what clues tell us who is still around and what they are doing. This program is held entirely indoors; an outdoor walk is optional.

Buzzing Around the Arboretum ● Fall, Spring

Roam the Arboretum and learn about the fascinating life of bees and their friends, the flowers.  We can be bees’ friends, too.  Learn why this friendship is so important.

Deer Me ● Fall, Winter, Spring

Come to Tyler and learn about the majestic creatures that inhabit our state. This sensory based program gives children the opportunity to get up close and personal with real deer artifacts and to learn about their amazing ability to see, hear and jump!

Frogs and Toads ● Spring

Spring is a busy time of year for the animals and Tyler. Discover what is hatching in our ponds. Explore the amazing life cycle of these noisy amphibians.

Lenape Life ● Fall, Winter, Spring

Learn about the Native American children who lived here 500-1,000 years ago. Try on authentic clothing, learn about how they cooked, explore our wigwam and play traditional Lenape games.

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Animals in Winter

Animals in Winter

Late Fall, Winter

As students discuss what animals and insects eat, they learn why some migrate, some hibernate, and some stay active all winter. Exploring natural materials, they learn where animals and insects live and the tracks and traces they leave behind. This program is held entirely indoors; an outdoor walk is optional.

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Deer Me

Deer Me

Fall, Winter, Spring

Deer can jump over a 10’ fence and leap 25’.  Explore the life of a deer and see how far you can jump in comparison.

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Buzzing Around the Arboretum

Buzzing Around the Arboretum

Fall, Spring

Did you know honeybees have five eyes?  Where does a bee have its pockets?  Join us for fascinating facts about bees and their friends the flowers!

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Frogs and Toads

Frogs and Toads

Spring

Discover what is hatching in our pond.  Which are the frogs and which are the toads?  What will happen next?  Learn about the amazing life cycle of amphibians.

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Skins & skulls

Skins & skulls ● Fall, Spring, Winter

Learn about the animals in our area with a hands-on show and tell experience! Examine furs, skulls and other animal artifacts to learn where these native animals live and how they survive.

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Lenape Life

Lenape Life

Fall, Winter, Spring

Learn about the games, clothes, and chores of the Indian children who lived here 500-1,000 years ago.

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