Tiny Explorers welcomes 4-5 year-olds to use their curiosity and senses to explore the wonders of Washington Park in Anacortes. Students can expect to learn about nature through numbers, colors, shapes, letters, textures, and dive into creatures from the intertidal up to the sky. Topics are seasonally based and change each month. Classes are held on the first Tuesday of each month, except for April 2023 due to Spring Break.
Tiny Explorers Session 1 (2022): Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6 | 3:00-4:00PM ($50)
October – Salish Sea Seaweeds: A Sensory Experience | touch, smell, see & ID
November – 123 Salish Sea: 1 Season, 2 Trees, 3 Animals | Fall, evergreen & hardwood, Douglas and Eastern Gray squirrels, chipmunks
December – Trail Birds & More- Count to 4 | chickadee, nuthatch, sparrow, towhee
Tiny Explorers Session 2 (2023): Jan. 3, Feb. 7, Mar. 7, Apr. 11 | 3:30-4:30PM ($65)
January – Colors of the Rainbow Scavenger Hunt | eye spy
February – ABC Salish Sea: Intertidal | A(nemone), B(arnacles), C(rabs)
March – Shapes in Nature | scavenger hunt and eye spy
April – E is for Elephant, S is for Seal: A Sensory Experience | touch, compare, see & ID
If you are a parent/guardian that would like to stay and explore with us, we'd love to have you!
Please let us know when you sign your child up.
We are so passionate about introducing students to the incredible classroom right outside our doorstep. Our hope is that our curriculum will create a forever ocean advocate who develops a life-long love and appreciation for the marine environment. Please note, all courses require 5 or more students to be enrolled. If 5 students are not enrolled by 48 hours prior to the class date, a full refund will be given. Students should wear clothes that are comfortable and safe to spend the allotted time outdoors, in all weather (except high winds).
Remember to bring: appropriate clothes (rain boots, rain jacket, hat, gloves, warm layers), snack, water bottle