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Free Preschool Programs at Garden of the Gods

Jeanne McElderry
Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center
1805 North 30th Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
719-219-0198 x.404

As Autumn 2011 arrives, Garden of the Gods Park naturalist Brook Cruz hosts this popular weekly nature program geared to pre-school age outdoor adventurers.  Please note the program is free of charge and reservations are necessary:


October 2011

Time:  Fridays, 10:15 am

Fee:  Free of  Charge

Site:  Red Rocks Room

Reservations required:  719-219-0108

Limited to 10 children, age 3-5, with accompanying adult


Date:  Friday, October 7 and Friday, October 14

Subject:  Spiders

Content:  Read The Very Busy Spider, then make a googly spider to take home, mindful of the 8-legged creepies that live at Garden of the Gods!


Date:  Friday, October 28

Subject:  Bats

Content:  Read Stellaluna, then craft a little brown bat to preview Halloween and the favorite season of this little batster, seen at the Garden in summertime.


Look for additional programs every month.



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