Natureplay Preschool (Morning, Ages 3-5)

Classes begin September 9, 2019 and run through June 5, 2020

Monday-Friday: 9am-12pm

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At Natureplay Preschool we strive to maintain an early childhood program that facilitates a deep connection between students and their environment through fun playful activities outdoors! We tell stories, sing, play movement games, and provide time for reflection through art projects and creative play.

 

Wanting to register for 2018-2019 Natureplay Preschool?
Contact our Avery House Manager at  nima@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org

 

2019-2020 Natureplay Preschool At a Glance:

Scheduling Options

9am-12pm Natureplay Preschool class — $25/day 

5 days: Monday-Friday — $450/month

4 days: You choose — $400/month

3 days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday — $300/month

2 days:Tuesday/Thursday — $200/month

 

Extended Care Options

May only register for one, not both. Maximum time duration cannot exceed 4 hours (i.e. 8-12 or 9-1).

Early Birds Art and Play: 8:00-9:00  — $6/day

Arrive to a smaller group for free play, games, reading, art, and student led science. Students may bring their own breakfast snack.

Squirrel Lunch Bunch: 12:00-1:00  — $8/day

Includes whole foods lunch! Eat with your buddies and enjoy free play time after lunch.

Menu includes:

Pita Pizzas, Bean or Cheese Quesadillas, Rice Veggies and Eggs, Pasta, Hummus and Veggies, Soup and Sandwiches. We will also do the Harvest of the Month. Local food will be highlighted in meals throughout the month. Program run by the Corvallis Environmental Center

 

Daily Schedule

9:00 Opening Circle, Group movement activities and songs

9:30 Projects, art, free play

10:15 Clean up

10:20 Snack and story time

10:45 Outside play, hike or exploration

11:45 Numbers, letters, shapes, or writing activity with nature focused theme

Schedule can vary depending on outdoor activities and weather.

Now introducing Niños de la Naturaleza — Bilingual Natureplay PM!

Ages 4–6, Tuesdays/Thursdays  1:00-3:30 — $180/month

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Students work on letter sounds & numbers in Spanish, with an introduction to reading and writing. Learn songs in Spanish with nature themes. Explore culture and traditions with color and art–from painting to puppets and storytelling. We spend time outside every day learning from nature in English, Spanish, and Latin!

A great fit for children who:

  • Have already attended a year of preschool
  • Attend another preschool in the morning
  • Plan to attend a bilingual kindergarten
  • Missed kindergarten cut off date
  • Are home-schooled kindergartners

Natureplay Open House Dates:  

March 10th from 4-5pm — Mammals

Investigate local Mammal species and Natureplay preschool options for the 2019 school year. Event will include real animal pelts to touch and tracks to investigate. Early learning programs offers outdoor science learning focus while including Letters, numbers, and social play.