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Preschool program features learning, crafting and investigating.

Explore Nature at the BioPark with Your Child

Boy at the Aquarium. Photo by ABQ BioPark.

September 5, 2013

School is back in session, and so is the ABQ BioPark's preschool program. Starting Sept. 10, BioPark Beginnings fosters a love for nature and curiosity about the world. Teacher Miss Ann brings 30 years of experience to classes and leads activities specifically designed for young children. Outdoor learning, games, crafts and music make each week fresh and fun.

"Our preschool programs offer an affordable and unique opportunity for families to discover local and exotic wildlife," said Kathryn Venzor, Education Curator. "Our theme this fall is Tropical America, and there will be so much to discover, including tropical butterflies, porcupine fish and spider monkeys!"

BioPark Beginnings

  • Tuesdays (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesdays (9:30-11 a.m.) from Sept. 10 - Dec. 4
  • Designed for ages 3-6 (children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Classes alternate between the Zoo, Aquarium and Garden.

This fall, join Miss Ann each week for an ABQ BioPark adventure. Pre-registration is required. Each 12-week session costs $150, which includes tuition for one child and an accompanying adult. Additional children, regardless of age, cost $75. There is a maximum of three children per adult. New Mexico BioPark Society Members receive a 10% discount. Register online to reserve your spot. For more information, email [email protected] or dial 311 locally (505-768-2000).

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