Animals in Autumn for Kids at Thorn Creek Woods

Animals in Autumn Thorn Creek Woods
Animals in Autumn program for kids ages 9-12 is free Sunday, November 12 from 1-3 p.m. at Thorn Creek Nature Center. Kids will conduct an experiment, make a bird feeder and look for animal clues om a hike in the preserve. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Fat and fur and food and flight. Come explore how animals prepare for the cold weather and darker days at Animals in Autumn-For Kids at Thorn Creek Nature Center on Sunday, October 20, 1-3 p.m. Children will create a bird feeder, feel how fat insulates animals and look for clues of winter preparation on a hike in the preserve.

Young people should be prepared for the cold weather and be able to walk a mile outdoors on natural surface trails across uneven and possibly snow-covered ground. The Animals in Autumn for Kids program is free and open to ages 6 to 9, and registration is required by October 18. If the weather is inclement this program will still take place inside the Nature Center.

For more information or to register, please call Thorn Creek Nature Center, 247 Monee Road, Park Forest at 708-747-6320 or email [email protected] Visit our website at www.tcwoods.org.