A few spots remain open in the Pioneers Park Nature Center pre-kindergarten program, which begins September 9. Morning and afternoon sessions are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through May. To register, or for more information, contact Sueann Ahrens at 402-441-8669.
The program offers a nature-based curriculum, which focuses on letter recognition and printing, phonics and sight words, numbers and math skills, music and movement. The program also supports a child's transition from preschool to kindergarten.
The Pioneers Park Nature Center includes 668 acres of tallgrass prairie, woodlands, wetlands, hiking trails, non-releasable raptor exhibits, bison, elk and deer as well as indoor small animal displays and hands-on educational exhibits.
For more information visit parks.lincoln.ne.gov/naturecenter.