Preschool Programs

The Greenburgh Nature Center offers preschool students the opportunity to spend a morning or afternoon exploring nature and learning about ecology through experiential, hands-on fun.


Mother Nature’s Storytime (Ages 2 – 4)
Children, along with a parent or caregiver, enjoy days at the Nature Center with nature-themed stories, nature walks, live animals, and/or crafts. Dress for outdoor activity. Except in extreme weather conditions, a portion of each class is spent outdoors. Class size limited to 12. Pre-registration is required and there are no refunds.
Wednesdays, 10 AM – 11 AM (Six-week session)

Session 6:  August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 13, 20  Register now
Tuition for 6-week session: Members: $50/child, Non-members: $90/child

Young Explorers’ Storytime (Ages 3 – 5)
Join us for a unique storytime experience as children, with a parent or caregiver, are immersed in a nature-themed story with opportunities to engage with our animals and enjoy the Nature Center’s fields and forests. Plan for a portion of each class to be spent outdoors. This is a drop-in program, no pre-registration is required.
Mondays, 1 PM – 2 PM
Aug 7, 14, 21, 28
Fee per class: Members $9/child, Non-members $12/child

WeePaint* (Ages 2 – 4)

Children, with a parent or caregiver, explore new art materials, experience new textures, learn to be creative in a group setting and socialize with other children. Instructor is artist Nitasha Kumar. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.
Fridays, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM (eight-week session)

Fee per 8 week session: $180/child. If you join mid-session, the fee will be pro-rated.
*Membership is required to register for this program. Memberships help support our educational programs and live animal museum.