Small Wonders

Drop-off program 
Ages: 4-6

Get outside! Kids explore the natural wonders of High Park while learning tons about the amazing plants and animals that live here. This is a creative, active group that loves to have fun. Participants learn about the ecology of High Park through play, inquiry, direct experience, stewardship action and observation. Sign up for outdoor fun and learning!

Our activities are guided by the seasons and weather conditions. Some areas of focus will likely include:

  • Making nature crafts
  • Playing lots of nature games
  • Singing nature songs
  • Hiking to some of High Park’s places of natural wonder
  • Wildlife tracking & bird watching
  • Animal and plant identification
  • Planting native plants (spring and fall)

“He had an amazing time and loved all of it, from the nature walks to the crafts they made together.” Parent Testimonial

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We are now offering a Small Wonders Nature Club in French!  Please note, as this club will be entirely lead in French, it is for children who are fluent in French and speak French predominantly in the home or are enrolled in a French/French immersion school.

Petites Merveilles
Programme sans les parents Âges: 4-6 

Un programme en français s’adressent aux enfants qui parlent français ( français parler à la maison ou inscrit dans une école en français)

Profitez du plein air! Les enfants explorent les merveilles de la nature dans High Park tout en apprenant des tonnes sur les plantes étonnantes et les animaux qui y habitent. Ceci est un club créatif et actif  pour ceux qui aiment s’amuser. Les participants au programme apprennent l’écologie de High Park à travers le jeu, en posant des questions et grâce à une expérience directe. Ils observent et préparent à une bonne gestion écologique. Inscrivez-vous aux joies du plein air tout en apprenant! Nos activités varient selon la saison et le temps. Voici quelques-uns des thèmes écologiques que nous proposons:
 
  • Plantation de plantes indigènes (printemps et automne)
  • Artisanat écologique
  • Beaucoup de jeux sur des thèmes écologiques
  • Chansons sur le thème de la nature
  • Randonnée pédestre vers certains coins de High Park aux merveilles naturelles
  • Observation de la faune et des oiseaux
  • Identification des animaux et des plantes
 

Spring


Details for Spring 2017

Cost
$120 for 6 meetings

Small Wonders- Tuesday After School
Alternating Tuesdays
Apr. 18, May 2, May 16, May 30, June 13 and June 27
4 – 6pm 

Small Wonders- Saturday
Alternating Saturdays
Apr. 15, Apr. 29, May 13, May 27, June 10 and June 24
1:30pm-3:30pm

Small Wonders – Sunday
Alternating Sundays
Apr. 16, Apr. 30, May 14, May 28, June 11 and June 25
9 – 11am

Petites Merveilles – samedi
Les samedis alternant
Le 8 avril, le 22 avril, le 6 mai, le 20 mai, le 3 juin et le 17 juin
13h30- 15h30 

Summer


Details for Summer 2017

TBA

Fall


Details for Fall 2016

Cost
$120 for 6 meetings

Small Wonders- Thursday After School
Sep. 15, Sep. 22, Sep. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 13 and Oct. 20
4 pm – 6 pm

Small Wonders- Saturday
Alternating Saturdays
Sep. 24, Oct. 8, Oct. 22, Nov. 5, Nov. 19 and Dec. 3
1:30pm-3:30pm

Small Wonders – Sunday
Alternating Sundays
Sep. 18, Oct. 2, Oct. 16, Oct. 30, Nov. 13 and Nov. 27
9am-11am

 Winter


Details for Winter 2017

Cost
$120 for 6 meetings

Small Wonders- Tuesday After School
Every Tuesday*
Feb. 14, Feb. 21, Feb. 28, Mar. 7, Mar. 14 and Mar. 21
4:00-6:00pm

* new day of the week!

Small Wonders- Saturday
Alternating Saturdays
Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 11, Feb. 25, Mar. 11 and Mar. 25
1:30pm-3:30pm

Small Wonders – Sunday
Alternating Sundays
Jan. 15, Jan. 29, Feb. 12, Feb. 26, Mar. 12 and Mar. 26
9am-11am

For registration information for fall, winter or spring check out Nature Clubs for Kids page.

For more details on Summer Camp, click here.