Dedicated to the youngest bird and nature enthusiasts in our community, Fledglings and Friends Story Time offers children ages 2-5 an opportunity to hear stories about birds and nature, do fun crafts, explore the outdoors, and just have fun! Each story time has a different theme around which all activities are centered.
Fledglings and Friends Story Time in the Nature Shop:
Come join us every third Wednesday of the month at 10:30am for a great time! All story times are free and first come first served. No preregistration or RSVP required.
Upcoming Story Times in The Nature Shop:
September 18: Rainbows
As the rains return in late September and the local deciduous foliage turns from shades of green to yellows, oranges, reds, and purples, let's celebrate the array of colors that make our world so beautiful.
October 16: Owls
October is a wonderful time to celebrate the shorter days and longer nights, which are perfect for the owls! We'll explore what makes owls so special and get up close to some real owl specimens. They're so soft.
November 20: Trees
Trees are such an important habitat element for many different species of creatures. We'll explore all of the different animals that depend on trees for their survival with a fun interactive poem.
Fledglings and Friends On-Location
Want Fledglings and Friends at your preschool? Seattle Audubon is now offering Fledglings and Friends Story Times at local preschools! We are happy to come to your classroom with stories and activities in a variety of topics. Story times can also be combined with a one-week rental of our Fledglings education kit for a well-rounded bird themed unit for your students.
Fledglings and Friends Field Trips
Join Seattle Audubon in the Magnuson Children's Garden (at Magnuson Park next to the community p-patch) for some outdoor exploration! Education staff will lead activities exploring elements of the garden for up to an hour-long field trip. Possible activities may include observing critters in the worm bin, going on a detective hike to discover what animals can be found in the art installations in the garden, and of course, a bird scavenger hunt!
To request a Fledglings and Friends story time at your school or to schedule a field trip to the garden, download and fill out our request form. For questions and more info, please contact Hanae Bettencourt, Education Associate, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We now have summer Nature Camp session for Fledglings! Click here for more info.