Chickadee Homeschool Class (Ages 4 & 5) - Wednesdays AM


8 classes (show schedule)
Wed, Sep 21, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed, Sep 28, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed, Oct 05, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed, Oct 12, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed, Oct 19, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed, Oct 26, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed, Nov 02, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed, Nov 09, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield


Lisa Hutchings - Family and Early Education Coordinator


- children 4 - 5 years


Adult free, Child $160.00


Adult free, Child $195.00
Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

Chickadees are curious, energetic, and small but brave. In this series for homeschool families with younger children (ages 4&5 with an adult tagging along), explore nature on the sanctuary, do fun hands-on activities, and learn about the wildlife and wild places that are all around us.

This season is all about wild homes, from tiny cocoons to huge beaver lodges. We will read stories, see real animal homes up close, explore the sanctuary in search of animal builders, and then try out some nature constructions of our own. During the last class, we will celebrate by making gnome and fairy homes to practice the new things we learned about animal homes and as a thank you to nature for being our classroom.

September 21: Cocoons Makers & Web Weavers

September 28: Hidden Life in the Log Hotel

October 5: Bustling Beehives & Busy Bees

October 12: Snail Shells & Caddisfly Cases

October 19: Beaver Builders & Muskrat Movers

October 26: Nifty Bird Nests & Top-notch Tree Holes

November 2: Terrific Tunnels & Dynamite Dens

November 9: Gnome & Fairy Homes Day!

Instructions and Directions:

Meets outside in front of the sanctuary buildings. Please come dressed for the weather. This is NOT a drop off class. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult each class.

Registration is required.

Meeting Place:

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
87 Perkins Row
Topsfield, MA 01983
Email [email protected] for more information.