MSU Tollgate Farm Sprouts Fall Preschool Program

Date: September 13, 2016 - November 15, 2016
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m. (3 - 4 years); 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. (4 - 5 years)
Location: 28115 Meadowbrook Rd, Novi, MI 48377
Contact: MSU Extension Tollgate Early Childhood Programs Office, 248-347-0269, ext. 230,

Young children have an innate sense of curiosity about the natural world. The Farm Sprouts fall program will provide 3-5 year olds opportunities to explore the farm and learn how food is grown, harvested, and produced. Group sizes are kept to a low child-to-teacher ratio in order to fully meet the needs and interests of the child. Experiential learning and seasonally-based investigations are integrated into the program to assist children in reaching developmentally appropriate cognitive learning goals related to science, literacy, mathematics, engineering, social studies, and Spanish as a foreign language. Preschoolers will develop social, emotional, and physical skills as participants in the farm community through shared discoveries and cooperative experiences.

Preschoolers must be potty-trained to register.

Schedule: 10 weeks / September 13 - November 15 / Tuesdays / 9 - 11:30 a.m. (3 - 4 years) or 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. (4 - 5 years)

Program space is limited, so be sure to register early!

A parent or caregiver is welcome to attend part or all of the first week’s program, until your child feels comfortable.

Cost: $375 a.m. Session / $450 p.m. Session (Locally or organically grown snack and a t-shirt included!)

Cancellation Policy: A $50 fee will be charged to cancel your registration.

Media/Medical Forms: Forms will be e-mailed to the address provided in late-August. Please bring the completed forms on the first day of the program.


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