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Art of Nature: Outdoor Preschool Class

October 26th, 2020


Markeim Arts Center is proud to offer a small group, outdoor, socially distanced nature class for preschoolers (accompanied by a parent, grandparent, or sitter) this fall. Fifty minute classes will be held on the grounds of the Markeim will be led by Haddonfield parent, Landscape Architect & Temple Adjunct Professor, and current Markeim teacher, Lynn Raus. Children will engage in age appropriate lessons on nature and gardening while engaging in physical activity and exploring the outdoors.  Social distancing required and mask use encouraged. Classes will be outdoors and will take place in all but heavy rain. Registration will be limited to 12 children per session.  Please note that siblings outside of a stroller/sling will need to be registered in order to account for correct class volume and supplies.  Sibling discounts are available

Heavy rain-related cancellations will be made up when possible as allowable by weather at the conclusion of the series. Please dress appropriately for a full outdoor adventure! Restroom access will not be available.

Dues to Holidays in November and December the Thursday class will only be offer for 5 Weeks

Dates and Times:

Member Price: 6 weeks for $110 | Nonmember Price: 6 weeks for $120
Tuesdays: 11.10, 11.17, 11.24, 12.1, 12.8, 12.15

Ages 2-5 @9:30 AM
Ages 2-3 @11 AM

Member Price: 5 weeks for $90 | Nonmember Price: 5 weeks for $110
Thursdays: 11.12, 11.19, 12.3, 12.10, 12.17

Ages 4-5 @9:30 AM
Ages 2-3 @11 AM

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Teacher Bio
As a landscape architect, adjunct professor and mother of three busy, big kids, Lynn Raus has enjoyed sharing her passion for the natural world and art with many different generations in a variety of environments.  After a decade of leading the Lizzie Haddon School Garden Program and many years as a Tinkergarten leader at Crows Woods, she is excited to join the creative team at the Markiem and  bring a new outdoor program for children to the center.  She believes that children thrive from time spent exploring and learning in nature and she looks forward to guiding your children this fall!

Additional information

Day and Age Group

Tuesday Ages 2-5 @9:30 AM, Tuesday Ages 2-3 @11 AM, Thursday Ages 4-5 @9:30 AM, Thursday Ages 2-3 @11 AM


Member, Non-Member