Just for Kids spring programs to begin March 11

The Ottawa County Parks Nature Education Center is offering a variety of spring nature programs for kids. The Just For Kids series will be held every Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. at the Nature Education Center in West Olive.
Mar 8, 2012


The one-hour indoor/outdoor programs are grade-specific and each program will have a different topic. There are no fees and advance registration is not required.  

— March 11: “Beavers,” for grades 3-6
— March 18: “Squirrels,” grades K-2
— March 25: “Spring Things,” grades 3-6
— April 1: “Woodpeckers,” grades K-2
— April 8: “Coyotes,” grades 3-6
— April 15: “Puppet Show,” grades K-2
— April 22: “Earth Day,” grades 3-6
— April 29: “Habitat,” grades K-2
— May 6: “Nature Games,” grades 3-6
— May 13: “Life Cycles,” grades K-2
— May 20: “Shadows,” grades 3-6
— May 27: “Flying Squirrels,” grades K-2
— June 3: “Birding,” grades 3-6

Parents with younger children can join “Explorations with Your Young Child” at the Nature Education Center at 10 a.m. Wednesdays: March 14, April 18 and May 16. These one-hour indoor/outdoor monthly programs are designed to help parents and children explore the natural world together, and are for parents with children ages 2-4. Parents will actively participate with their young explorers. There are no fees and advance registration is not required.

The Nature Education Center is at Hemlock Crossing County Park in Port Sheldon Township. For more information, call 616-786-4847.


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