Ijams Nature Preschool & Play Club ZOOM Open House
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About the Event
Geared toward: Adults with children ages 3-5 years
Join Ijams Nature Center for an VIRTUAL Zoom Open House to learn more about the full-time Ijams Nature Preschool and the part-time Ijams Nature Play Club!
Please register for this free event to receive log-in information and to ensure that the Ijams Nature Preschool/Play Club team can to send you any important updates/details prior to the event.
Details about Ijams Early Learning Programs
Ijams Nature Preschool: Classes start Monday, Aug. 9. The Ijams Nature Preschool meets Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and focuses on child-led, age-appropriate, experiential learning. Children spend more than 50% of their time outdoors.
Ijams Nature Play Club: This part-time program follows the same model for ages 3-5, but is 100% outdoors. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. starting Aug. 10.
Both programs blend traditional education standards with the opportunity to learn about and explore the natural world. Children spend the majority of their time outdoors, where they learn through play, discovery and inquiry. Activities focus on sensory experiences with live animals, natural objects, artifacts, and art materials.
These programs encourage curiosity, cognitive growth, and motor skills through unstructured, child-led outdoor adventures. Children build problem-solving, math, and engineering skills through hands-on experiences, and cultivate social skills through group play and opportunities for cooperative learning.
For more information about the Ijams Nature Preschool and Ijams Nature Play Club, visit ijams.org/nature-preschool or ijams.org/nature-play-club. Additional questions may be directed to Administrator Leslee Moore at 865-679-5491 or email email@example.com.