Daily Preschooler Programming
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory offers daily interactive programming perfect for young ones and the young at heart. All of our preschooler programming is included with regular admission.
November - February: Storytime
When: Tuesdays - Fridays at 11:00 am.
Join us as we explore our very favourite bug and butterfly books during Storytime. During this 20-30 minute program we also have a "creature feature" where you will have a close-up encounter with one of our live, tropical insects!
Some of our daily themes will include:
- Bugs that sing and make other fun noises
- Tricks that bugs use to stay hidden in nature
- Where do bugs go in winter?
- Baby bugs! Learn about how different bugs grow up to be big bug!
- Bug Cousins - learn about centipedes and millipedes!
**Please note Storytime will not be offered during the Christmas Break, but we would love to have you for our Holidays Activities for Kids instead!
March - April: Itty Bitty Helpers
Join us for our new preschooler program full of stories, songs, and helping our Conservatory critters!
When: Monday - Friday at 11:00am.
Bring your little helper for a closer look at how our plants and animals live and grow, and learn about their care here at the Conservatory! During this 20-30 minute program, we will discover different critters through stories and songs, then take a trip into the Conservatory and help with one of our daily critter care tasks.
Some of our daily themes and critter-tasks will include:
- How plants grow, followed by watering the plants
- The secret life of fish, followed by feeding the fish
- All about birds, followed by feeding the birds
**Please note that Itty Bitty Helpers will not be offered during March Break (March 14 – 18), but we would love to have you for our BugFeast! event instead!
July - August: Summer Tours
When: Monday - Sunday at 11:00am.
Join us for children's drop-in programming, with a different activity each day! No registration required.
- An outdoor bug hunt (weather pending)
- A scavenger hunt in the Conservatory
- A day in the life of a honeybee
- Butterfly games