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Christmas in the Garden + Tree Lighting
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Arbor Fest
Rose Gala
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Music in the Garden
Craft Group
Members Picnic
Preschool Alternative
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Tulip Time
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Preschool Alternative

Forest Explorers is an outdoor drop-off preschool alternative at Queens Botanical Garden.

Rooted in the traditions of the Forest School model, this program nurtures self-confidence and determination and deepens children's connection to the Earth. Through sensory-based learning in our natural environment, children uncover nature's treasures, create meaningful community, and form enduring relationships. Children will be guided through this three-hour outdoor program by experienced educators who put the social, emotional, and physical needs of your children first.

Each Day Includes:
Storytelling | Creative arts Open-ended play | Guided thematic exploration Community snack time
We Welcome
Children ages 2-6 who are potty trained or in the process of potty training and are willing and excited to be outdoors. 
We Gather SPRING
May 2 - June 23, 2017 from 9:30am - 12:30pm
Tuesday through Friday—your choice of 1, 2, 3, or 4 days per week
Registration Open
We Gather SUMMER
 July 11 - August 17, 2017 from 9:30am - 12:30pm
Tuesday through Friday—your choice of 2, 3, or 4 days per week
Registration Open
For more information email us at: or call 718-886-3800 x237
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