Field Trips

Preschoolers in the Park

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Grade Level:
Lower Elementary: Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade
Subject:
Literacy and Language Arts,Math,Science,Social Studies

Background

Program Summary:
Preschoolers in the Park programs consist of a storytime, an activity engaging with one or more park resources, and a craft activity. All programs are based around some of the concepts learned in preschool, such as:
Abc's - Uppercase print letters, writing name
Identifying objects - What is this? What is s/he doing? Colors, shapes, animals, objects
Counting to 10
Cutting with Scissors and Drawing beyond scribbles
Sharing, Communicating wants and needs, Taking Turns, Following simple directions

The preschool programs offered at Salem are on the following topics:
National Parks
Sea Creatures
Colonial Garden Party
Archaeology
Goods Around the World
Life at Sea
Lighthouses
Pirates and Privateers


Program Length: 45 - 60 minutes

Target Audience: Children ages 2-6; Preschoolers

Materials

In our National Parks Programs, children are invited to draw what they care about protecting most in their own park arrowheads.

Download Make Your Own Park Arrowhead