PeaPods for Preschoolers
Family & Intergenerational Programs (Youth + Adult)

AGE 3-5 WITH AN ADULT


 
PeaPods for Preschoolers Autumn Series 2018 (975-09-13-18)

Autumn Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.; September 11, 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; November 6, 13

Instructor: Melinda Hooker, Arboretum Early Childhood Educator

Kindle a sense of wonder in the natural world with your preschool child as you reawaken it in yourself! PeaPods for Preschoolers provides the opportunity for you and your special little one to be enchanted by the plant world. Each weekly theme helps spark your child's appreciation for nature's beauty through planting, art, sensory and science, discovery zones, action and music, story time, Green Play Yard adventures, greenhouse exploration and snack. Come and play with us.

NEW! PeaPods Pal Flex Option!
On vacation, sick, or just having a bad day? Included with every PeaPods registration, you now have the option to send a friend on the day that you will be absent, or bring a friend with you to the next PeaPods session...at no additional charge! No additional paperwork needed, just have them sign in for you or with you at the applicable session.

September 11 Apple Pickin' Time
September 18 Acorns and Animals
September 25 Ahhh...Autumn
October 2 A-maze of Corn
October 9 Forest Floor Friends
October 16 Calling All Crows
October 23 Spooky Spiders
October 30 Pumpkin Patch Party
November 6 Evergreen Tree
November 13 Gingerbread Baby

Limited to 65 children + adult, Learning Center

TIPS
•Adults should plan to attend with their child.
•Non-participating siblings may attend at no charge if they are not a distraction to the group.
•Siblings who participate (planting projects, snack, etc) should also be registered at the regular fee.
•For late registrants, remaining class sessions may be available for purchase at a prorated price by calling 612-301-1210.

register  $120.00 member/$140.00 non-member, includes all ten sessions, PeaPods Pal Flex Option, Arboretum admission for child and one adult, snacks, project, planting supplies.  

Give the Gift of an Arboretum Educational Experience


Join the experience-giving trend this holiday season...your thoughtfulness will not only benefit the recipient, but will benefit the Arboretum, too! Learn more

Classes Catalog

view Adult Classes Catalog Fall/Winter 2018
Request a hard copy in the mail
Email your request to leen0014@umn.edu with the subject "Mail Adult Catalog"


Questions?

Arboretum Education Office Hours
          Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
          Sat - Sun, noon - 4 p.m.
Email Arboretum Education at
          arbedu@umn.edu
Call Arboretum Education at
          612-301-1210


Member Perk!

Arboretum Members may invite non-members to attend a class with them at the discounted member rate! Simply register for all participants at the same time in the same order and select the "member" rate for each person at checkout.


Cancellation Policy

Prior to registering, please review the cancellation policy


Waitlist

The best chance of being enrolled in a sold out class is to add your name to the waitlist. Click the orange "waitlist" button and complete the steps, or call 612-301-1210. There is no obligation to register if a spot opens. If the waitlist shows enough demand, additional class sessions may be added.


Email Subscriptions

Subscribe here to opt-in to your choice of Arboretum Education email alerts. You'll only receive emails on the topics you select, so you can keep your inbox interesting and relevant to you! (Every email contains easy instructions for opting out at any time.)


Program Quick Links

FREE & LOW COST
       PlantMaker Studio
       Q&A at the Yard & Garden Desk

YOUTH & FAMILIES
Youth+Adult Together Programs
       Ages 3-5 with adult
      Ages 5-12 with adult

ADULTS
Gardening & Horticulture Classes
       Gardening - General
       Edible Gardening
       Landscape & Design
       Science of Plant Propagation
       Botanical/Floral Design
Pollinators
       Pollinators - Misc
       Beekeeping
Fine Art & Crafts Classes
     Gifts from the Garden: Seasonal Make&Take
       Painting & Drawing

       Mixed Media
       Crafts
       Stone Balancing & Ice Sculpture
       Seasonal & Holiday
       Open Art Studio
Photography Classes
       Photography
Food & Wine Classes
       Dine with a Chef
       Saturday Cooking in the Kitchen
       Wine
Home, Health & Beauty

       Home, Health & Beauty

       Book Club
       
Seasonal & Holiday
Nature Appreciation
       Trees

       Signature Guided Walks

Nature-Based Therapeutics
       
Shinrin-yoku


Bios
       Instructors
       Arboretum Staff
       Education Department Statistics


Share your feedback

Your opinions are important! 
The Arboretum strives to create classes that are relevant, useful and provide value. Use this form to share anonymous feedback about educational programming with the Arboretum Education Team.