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Early Childhood

Veterans Park District offers many educational, active, and fun classes for children.

Early Childchood Classes

Pee Wee Summer Picassos with Parent

Children will create a variety of summer themed art projects while encouraging the discovery of ART. Kids might get a little messy, so please bring a paint smock or large shirt. A parent must accompany each child.

Age Date Day Time R/N Fee Code #
2-3.5 Jun 8-29 Sa 10-10:45 AM $29/44 414006

Location: George A. Leoni Complex
Min/Max: 5/10

Red, White & Blue Scavenger Hunt & Craft

Join us for a fun Fourth of July Scavenger Hunt throughout Trumbull Park. Children will hunt for red, white and blue inspired items throughout the park and create a fun craft.

Age Date Day Time R/N Fee Code #
3-5 Jul 1 M 4:15-5 PM $11/16 414006

Location: Trumbull Park
Min/Max: 5/8

Animal Adventures

Bears, elephants, alligators, birds, zebras, and more! Discover the animal world through arts & crafts, sensory play, stories, music and movement. We will move like animals throughout the classroom to develop gross motor skills and expand vocabulary through hearing and mimicking animal sounds. Children will also create animal crafts to celebrate what makes animals unique! Different animals will be explored each week.

Age Date Day Time R/N Fee Code #
3-5 Jul 9-30 Tu 11-11:45 AM $29/44 414006

Location: Grant Park
Min/Max: 5/8

Dinosaur Discovery

Digging for dinosaur bones in our sensory table, creating a dinosaur stomp project and finding fossils is all part of Dinosaur Discovery Class. Children will also learn about the different dinosaurs, view picture books and create 'Dino'mite crafts!

Age Date Day Time R/N Fee Code #
3-5 Jul 18-Aug 8 Th 10:30-11:15 AM $29/44 414006

Location: Bulger Park
Min/Max: 5/8