Outdoor Rangers | For children ages 3 to 5
Mondays and Tuesdays/ 9-11:30 am or 12:30-3 pm. Trail House. Explore the forest, fields and ponds at Flanders 200-acre campus. Stories, hikes, crafts and games are all part of the fun, encouraging young children to learn about nature! Cost per class: $20 Call 203-263-3711 to register.
Be Smart With Art | For children ages 3 to 5
Wednesdays and Thursdays/ 9-11:30 am or 12:30-3 pm. Trail House. Discover the amazing world of art! Connecting science, nature and art, children get ready to paint and create a masterpiece. Cost per class: $20 Call 203-263-3711 to register
Flanders Story Time/For Young Children accompanied by an adult
Friday, April 17 / 9:30-10:30AM . Flanders invites you to join us at the Trail House for exciting story time adventures. Monthly topics are designed to encourage young children (and adults) to explore nature, discover art and learn about farming together. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, nature walks and crafts are all part of investigating the great outdoors. This month the theme will be all about turtles, snakes and reptiles! Mom’s Groups, play dates and day cares welcome. Cost per session: Free for Flanders members/$5 nonmembers. Call 203-263-3711 to register so that we will have enough material for every child to participate.
To register online click here for members and here for non-members.
NEW! “Farm School” /For Young Children accompanied by an adult
Flanders offers a new exciting program for young children with a caregiver where Kids can be “a farmer for the day” visiting and helping feed the animals who make their home at the Flanders North Barn. Continuing one Friday each month the focus will be on a different farm animal. In April its
“Baa, Ram, Ewe!! when they will be learning all about sheep!
Flanders Shetland sheep will be having their lambs in April. Participants will have a hands on experience with the new arrivals, feeling the soft wool from the new lambs and sheep. We will use some wool for an art project to take home, see a yarn-spinning demonstration and learn how to take care of these wooly wonders.
Date/Time: Thursday, April 24 /9:30AM
Location: North Barn
Cost: $5 for Flanders members/ $10 non members. To register, click here.
To register for any programs, call 203-263-3711.