Budding explorers is a once a week playgroup for ages three to five, focused on experiential learning and free play in nature. Children will explore, learn, and play around Stonewall Farm with highly qualified educators who will nurture your child’s social- emotional development while fostering a love for farming and nature.
This program will operate on Tuesdays or Thursdays based on your child’s age. Ages 3-4.5 will meet on Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30. Ages 4.5-5 will meet on Thursdays from 9:30-11:30. The first 6 week session of this program will run from February 4th- March 19th (*Program will not run during the week of winter vacation: February 25th or 27th). This is a drop-off/ pick-up program, giving parents freedom while their child is engaged in a positive, educational experience.
Meet our Lead Teacher
Annie Dintino-Cucchi holds a BA in Psychology from Keene State College and an M.ed in Early Childhood Special Education from Champlain College. She has taught for Head Start, private programs and was a special educator in the public school system. Annie is a member of New Hampshire Master Cadre of Teacher Trainers through the Pyramid Model Consortium. She conducts teaching observations and coaches and supports teachers in their classroom practices. Annie is a program assistant for Stonewall Farm and is an advocate for farming and outdoor education. She is a firm believer in children having access to gardening, food preparation, farming, sustainable practices, and wilderness play. It is her passion to connect and bring this type of experiential learning to schools. Annie will be the lead Teacher for this program, working with Stonewall Farm’s Youth Education Director to provide quality farm and nature experiences to your child!
Cost: $150/ 6 week session