Critter Tales

Listen to a story about nature, and then we’ll bring it to life by visiting an animal or going outdoors for an activity.

A different tale is read each month.  Bring a book to trade with someone else by putting it in the Free Library at SCNC.

Ages: Families (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult)


Winter 2018-19: 

Saturday, December 8: "Good Night Moon"  Families will enjoy the story under the stars in the planetarium.  After the story, see the moon phases and learn the moon isn't made from cheese.

Saturday, January 12:  "The Snowy Day"  Play with snow (real or fake depending on the weather) and make animal tracks in clay.

Saturday, February 9: "Footloose" Dance with a couple of live animals as we listen to the music from the book based on the lyrics of the song Footloose.

Spring 2019:

Saturday, March 16: “Ada Twist, Scientist”- Participate in an experiment after listening to the story.

Saturday, April 13: “We Are Extremely Very Good Recyclers” After reading the story, learn about how we can recycle and how nature recycles.

Saturday, May 11: I Love My Mommy” In honor of Mother’s Day, explore how animal moms care for their young with a short animal encounter.

Time: 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Fee: Free

Registration:  Registration is not required.

Location: Sandy Creek Nature Center, 706-613-3615


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