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Animals in Winter

WinterWondersAge 3–Grade 1, Illinois Learning Standards 11A, 12A,E
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Students learn how our local animals have adapted to survive winter. We’ll discover why snow is important, why animals don’t need long underwear and then explore outside for signs of winter life.


This program is primarily offered at Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods and Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago, November–February.


Age 3–Grade 1: $38 ($76 nonresident) 1 hour

Concurrent programs are available.


Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3321. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »

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