WONDER BUGS UPDATE:
Fall registration opens August 9!!
Fall Wonder Bugs is held Tuesday through Friday mornings and one Saturday a month in September, October and November. Weather permitting, Wonder Bugs is held mostly outdoors (with access to the indoor restrooms). Online registration is open until the day before each class. Drop-ins are welcome if space is available.
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“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.”
– Rachel Carson
Introduce your toddler or preschool-aged child to a wonderful natural world. This program is specifically designed for children ages 2, 3 and 4. Each week, we’ll explore a different seasonal topic through hikes, outdoor exploration, music, puppetry, songs, stories and more. Each session will include a snack. An adult must accompany all children to the program.
“We had a wonderful experience with Wonder Bugs. Our daughter still sings the Wonder Bugs song all the time and asks us to join in. She also has taken more of an interest in the natural world, especially when she sees something we talked about directly in the program (spiders, butterflies, frogs, etc).”
– Wonder Bugs Parent
For questions or to register by phone call (608) 221-0404 x 1
Wonder Bugs Objectives:
- Provide an opportunity for parents to interact with their child in a natural setting,
- Foster a sense of wonder for the natural world,
- Foster admiration and respect for the land.
Pre-registration and advance payment is highly recommended as there are a limited number of spots available. If you have a question about bringing a sibling to the program, please send us an email. If you are registered and will not be attending, please call to inform us of your child’s absence. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or to register by phone, call (608) 221-0404 x 1.
Please notify us of any cancellations at least 7 days prior to the session you are enrolled in (email@example.com). If you inform us at least one week before, we will issue you a voucher good towards another Wonder Bugs class or register you for an alternate session of Wonder Bugs. Cancellations for multiple sessions incur a 15% administrative fee. Any non-attendance or cancellations after this point (7 days) will result in the charge of the FULL class fee. ALNC does not give refunds for Wonder Bugs, only vouchers good for credit for future programming. If ALNC cancels a class for any reason, you will be given the option of attending a different session or a refund.
Wonder Bugs On the Road
Supported by our Community Access Fund, we’ve expanded access to our Wonder Bugs Preschool Program by offering it – for free – at different Play and Learn sites throughout the Madison Metropolitan School District. Sign up through Play and Learn to participate in Wonder Bugs On the Road.