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Phipps can send an educator to your pre-school, childcare or other pre-K facility to present any of the classes listed below. While meeting Pa. standards, these programs use botany and ecology to inspire learning. Phipps-to-School outreach programs are available to Allegheny County schools at the rate of $7 per child and $15 per adult plus an additional $25 transportation fee. To schedule a program or ask any questions, call 412/441-4442, ext. 3925

Phipps-to-Pre-School Outreach

Pine Trees and Me

Pre-School (Ages 2 – 4)

Investigate and explore the important role that pine trees play in the environment.

Phipps-to-Pre-School Outreach

Wonderful Worms

Pre-School (Ages 2 – 4)

Learn all about worms and how they impact the environment.

Phipps-to-Pre-School Outreach

Busy Bees

Pre-School (Ages 2 – 4)

Bees are always on the go! Learn about the many jobs they do and why they are so important.

Phipps-to-Pre-School Outreach

Shapes of Nature

Pre-K – Kindergarten (Ages 4 – 6)

Explore the many shapes and textures found in nature and discover patterns and symmetry in our plants and animals.

Phipps-to-Pre-School Outreach

Animals in Our City

Pre-K – Kindergarten (Ages 4 – 6)

Learn what kinds of wildlife live in urban environments and how we study the animals that live alongside us.

Phipps-to-Pre-School Outreach

ABC Nature and Me

Pre-K – Kindergarten (Ages 4 – 6)

ABC Nature and Me classes help kids to connect with nature, learn about important parts of our environment and practice the sounds each letter makes.

Seven Sessions Available: A is for Apples, F is for Fall Harvest, G is for Gardening, P is for Pollination, S is for Seeds, T is for Trees, W is for Worms