Programs for 3, 4 & 5-year olds

The Forest Preserve offers monthly programs for 3 year-olds and for 4-5-year olds.

Nature Tykes (for 3-year olds) and their parents, grandparents or guardians, will explore the natural world through a variety of activities, led by our naturalist staff. Sessions include a combination of stories, nature hikes, songs, games or crafts. This month, Fossils is our theme. This program takes place on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Creek Bend Nature Center. The fee is $5/child. In November, our theme is Turkey Trot. This program will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Creek Bend Nature Center. The fee is $5/child.

Little Naturalists (for 4-5-year olds) children will discover the wonders of nature through stories, nature hikes, songs, games or crafts. (Note: This is a drop-off program; adults and sibling may enjoy the trails or wait in the nature center during the program.) This month, Fossils is our theme. This program takes place on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 1-2 p.m. at Creek Bend Nature Center. The fee is $5/child. In November, our theme is Turkey Trot. This program will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 1-2 p.m. at Creek Bend Nature Center. The fee is $5/child.

Advance registration is required. Call 630-444-3190 or email programs@kaneforest.com to register. Hope to see you there!Little Naturalists 9 28 2017 IMG_1941.jpg

Fall Festival Photos

Thanks to all who came out to our Harvest of the Acorn Moon festival on Sunday, Sept. 30th. Kids thoroughly enjoyed making spider crafts, photo frame pictures, painting and decorating pumpkins, playing the corn toss game, potato sack race and listening to music!

Photos by Community Affairs Specialist Brittany Kovach