preschool

Little Wonders–Science for Preschoolers

By |April 12th, 2019|

You and your child are invited to learn and play at the museum during our monthly Little Wonders event! This month’s theme is Rapid Rivers and Sleepy Streams. We are lucky to have lots of fresh and free flowing streams, rivers, and creeks here in Oregon. Through a story, crafts, and games, we’ll learn about […]

Little Wonders–Science for Preschoolers

By |February 8th, 2019|

You and your child are invited to learn and play at the museum during our monthly Little Wonders event. This month’s theme is Fabulous Feathered Dinosaurs! Dinosaurs came in a variety of shapes and sizes. Come learn about the ones that soared overhead through a story, crafts, and other fun activities.

Admission is free for MNCH […]

Little Wonders: Science for Preschoolers

By |January 11th, 2019|

You and your child are invited to learn and play at the museum during our monthly Little Wonders event! This month’s theme is ASTOUNDING ARCHITECTURE! Does your child like to build, design, and tinker? Join us at the museum for story time and activities to bring out our inner engineers and architects.

Admission is free for […]

Fall Frolics GreenStart Playday

By |October 24th, 2018|

Enjoy outside nature play in Nearby Nature’s Learnscape plus pre-school crafts and stories. Rain or shine! Shelters are available for wet weather. Kids 5 and under only, with an adult. Members free, non-members $5/family (adult and pre-schoolers). Meet by the Yurt in our Learnscape at Alton Baker Park. Pre-register: 541-687-9699 or online at nearbynature.org/events.

Strategies For Stress-Free Shopping Trips With Preschoolers

By |November 30th, 2017|

As parents of infants and/or toddlers, you know that once your child is physically capable of sitting in the front of the shopping cart, it’s a game changer when it comes to shopping with your child in tow. It might not be a milestone for the baby book, but most parents can recall the first […]

Rebel With A Cause: Understanding Preschooler Misbehavior

By |November 20th, 2017|

An unavoidable part of parenting is setting limits. In the first part of Triple P’s Disobedience series, we looked at setting limits for curious toddlers. In this post, we explore how to create reasonable expectations and set fair limits for preschoolers.

The mind of a preschooler is like a sponge, absorbing all sorts of information about […]

School Daze: Helping Preschoolers With Separation Challenges

By |October 4th, 2017|

Gearing up for preschool can be an exciting time for parents and toddlers. There are pint-sized backpacks to pick out, new friends to meet, and once they’re safely in preschool, coffee that you can finish in one sitting without needing to microwave it for the 100th time!

But even with all that excitement, starting preschool can […]