Programs for preschool-aged children and parents are offered regularly during the school year at Amoskeag Fishways, and NH Audubon’s Massabesic Center. Nature-based preschool programs keep young children engaged through hands-on activities, songs, crafts, stories, and outdoor discovery.
Preschool Science Classes at Massabesic Center in Auburn
Every other Wednesday, 10-11:30 am
Leader: Kim Murphy, Naturalist
Discover the changing seasons through hands-on activities, songs, crafts, stories, and outdoor discovery. Please dress to be outside and wear appropriate footwear. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Classes are for ages 4-6.
Cost: Family Members $10 per class, Non-members $13 per class
Please contact the Center at (603) 668-2045 or firstname.lastname@example.org Tuesday through Saturday 9am-5pm with questions.
See our calendar for a list of classes.
Group Preschool Classes
Group preschool classes can be arranged through the McLane Center. Are you a preschool teacher looking for ways to enhance your student’s experiences or a parent looking to give the gift of nature to your child’s class?
Combine the program with a visit to the McLane Center or we will travel to your location. Please call 604-224-9909, ext. 333 to arrange a time and date.
Teacher: Kevin Wall
Cost: $125; off-site programs add $.90 per mile for travel
Time: 45 minutes
Group Size: 25
Birds for Beginners
Introduce children to the basic parts of a bird. See and touch wings, feathers, bones, and beaks. Interactive experiences and a live raptor keep young students engaged.
New Hampshire Wildlife
Students learn about the diverse animal groups found in New Hampshire through visits with a live snake, turtle, bird, and mounted animals.