Explore the outdoors with us!
Help foster early STEAM* learning, creativity, and problem-solving with nature-themed activities in our Outdoor Discovery Center, and Naturalist Cabin. Learn about our garden and greenhouse from our Master Gardener, and look deep into the lives of insects and animals at our science table.
Nature Play activities combine early learning concepts and natural material play in fun and imaginative ways, every Friday-Sunday from 12-4 p.m.
(*science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics)
Regular Nature Play times are 12-4 p.m., Friday-Sunday
We offer special Nature Play days and times during the summer and on holidays. Check out our Facebook page or calendar for the most up-to-the minute program schedules.
FREE with admission.
Upcoming Nature Play Activities
February (Fridays & Sundays)
Feb. 17-18: Whales vs Sharks *NEW (11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Feb. 19: Whales vs Sharks *NEW
Feb. 22 & 24: Elephants, Mammoths & Mastodons *NEW
Science Table Saturdays for Dental Health Month
Feb. 9: How do you chew?
Feb. 16: Shark Teeth!
Feb. 23: Mammoth Mouths
Mar. 1-3: Beaver Dams
Mar. 8-10: Planting seed starts
Mar. 15-17: Spiders & Spinning *NEW
Mar. 22-24: Planting seed starts
Mar. 29-31: Diggin it, WA! Rocks, fossils & worms *NEW