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Touch of Nature (Self-Guided)

touchofnatureAge 3–Grade 2, Illinois Learning Standards 11A, 12B,C
Illinois Science Standards »

Students use their senses to make outdoor discoveries looking for colors in the rainbow, reaching into mystery boxes to feel objects, or focusing on the sights, sounds, smells and textures of the forest. Most of all, students learn that nature is fun.


This program is offered at Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods, September–October and April–May.


$20/group ($40/group nonresidents) 1 hour (suggested time), 20 people/group max
Concurrent programs 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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