Knee-High Naturalists

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Presented by Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, Brentwood TN

Jan 23
Feb 27
Knee-High Naturalists

Young children, ages 3-5 years old, with an adult will explore the natural world through a series of topics lead by an Owl’s Hill Environmental Educator. Each week has a different focus emphasizing working together through discovery, crafts, and outdoor exploration. 
No strollers or unregistered siblings, please. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Fees are per adult/child pair. 

Register for the full 6-week series and receive a 10% discount of individual class price.


Wednesday, January 23: Camouflage, Can You Find Me?
10:00am – 11:30am
Children will learn how animals have different colors and patterns to blend into the environment. Children will make their own special binoculars to take home.

Wednesday, January 30: Who Lives Here?
10:00am – 11:30am
Some animals build their own homes, others live in homes another animal once built and some animals have no home at all!  Children will learn where different animals live and how some make their homes.

Wednesday, February 6: Backyard Animal Friends
10:00am – 11:30am
Children will learn about wild animals that live at Owl’s Hill and meet one of our own “wild” animals.

Wednesday, February 13: Turtle Trekking
10:00am – 11:30am
Children will discover different kinds of turtles that live in Tennessee. Meet our resident turtles that call Owl’s Hill home and make a special turtle craft.

Wednesday, February 20: SSSSSnakes
10:00am – 11:30am
How do you eat if you have no hands?  How do you move if you have no legs? Snakes are unique animals and children will learn about the special adaptations they have to help them survive.

Wednesday, February 27: Fossil Find
10:00am – 11:30am
Did you know that you can find fossils in Tennessee? Children will explore Owl’s Hill to find fossils and take a special rock they discover.


Source: Owl’s Hill Sanctuary


$54/ 6-week series (Adult + Child)
Individual Classes (pre-registered): $10 / Adult + Child; $7 each additional Attendee
Walkups: $12 / Adult + Child; $9 each additional Attendees

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Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary

545 Beech Creek Road, Brentwood, TN 37027

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Parking is available in the gravel lot or as directed during festival days.


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