Welcome to the Forest

Who lives in a forest? What sights, smells, and noises make a forest special?  Young students will explore life in a New England forest through storytelling, movement activities, and examination of real specimens of plants, animals, and fungi specimens.

Times: 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm
Number of Students: 20 maximum
Length: 40 minutes
Fee: $10.00 per student ($250 minimum per program) includes museum admission. One chaperone per five students free; $10.00 per additional adult chaperone.

Please note: One chaperone per five students is required for grades K–8.

Related Museum Resources

Colors around Me

(Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Grade 1)

The world is a colorful place! Students practice color recognition and observe the wide range of colors found in the natural world as they find and draw specimens of different colors in the museum’s galleries.

Forest Explorers

Pre-K and Kindergarten

There is a lot of life in a forest!  Students discover who lives where in the forest as they find and draw plants and animals in the New England Forests exhibition.

Time needed: 10-30 minutes
Related Exhibits: New England Forests