Sign up 'Little Saplings' for nature hikes and storytime

  • An American robin grips a beakful of earthworms from freshly turned earth. Learn more about "Wiggly and Wacky Worms" at the upcoming "Little Saplings" nature program for children, age 3 to 5.

    An American robin grips a beakful of earthworms from freshly turned earth. Learn more about "Wiggly and Wacky Worms" at the upcoming "Little Saplings" nature program for children, age 3 to 5. Daily Herald file photo

 
 
Updated 4/5/2021 7:37 PM

Registration is now open for the next session of "Little Saplings," a fun nature program series for children ages 3 to 5, presented by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County.

Little Saplings hourlong programs include a combination of stories, nature hikes, songs, games and crafts.

 

The program takes place at Creek Bend Nature Center in St. Charles. A parent or caregiver must accompany the child.

Upcoming dates for "Little Saplings" include:

• Thursday, April 15, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with the theme, "Wiggly and Wacky Worms."

• Thursday, May 20, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with the theme, "Birds of a Feather."

• Thursday, June 17, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with the theme, "June Bugs & Slugs."

• Thursday, July 15, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with the theme, "Life in the Pond."

The fee is $5 per child, per session, and advance registration is required. To register, call (630) 444-3190 or email programs@kaneforest.com.

Creek Bend Nature Center is located within LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve at 37W700 Dean St., St. Charles.

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Please bring a mask that covers your nose and mouth, if social distancing can't be maintained. Frequent hand sanitizing or hand-washing is encouraged. Stay home if you are sick or experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms. Thank you for keeping yourself and others safe.

To see a full roster of Forest Preserve District nature programs, visit www.kaneforest.com.

Follow the district on social media by searching @forestpreserve on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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