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Just For Kids
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Kids are important to St. Joseph's Remington Nature Center. We want you to be able to find some really cool nature information and have fun doing it. So, we've created a section just for you. In this section you'll find some cool web sites to view, fun things to do, and even a scavenger hunt for when you visit the nature center.

Birthdays

Have your birthday party at Remington Nature Center, contact us at 816-271-5499 for details.

Education

The Remington Nature Center of St. Joseph offers a unique education experience for groups of all ages. Some resources include:
Feeding fish
Friday Fish Feeding Frenzy

Please join us at the Remington Nature Center of St. Joseph every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for our Friday Fish Feeding Frenzy event. Help us feed the Missouri River fish who live in our 7,000-gallon aquarium. Their diet consists of minnows, worms, corn, and peas. Observe the fish as they fatten their bellies.

Mock Dig
Experience firsthand how archaeologists excavate sites at a MOCK DIG!

Website Resources

Here are some cool websites to visit:

Disclaimer
Remington Nature Center staff may, on occasion, take photos of patrons visiting the center for general interest publication. Photos will be used exclusively by the city and strictly for the sole purpose of promoting the center.

Upcoming Events

 Crafts and fish feeding included with admission price.
Fish Feeding Frenzy
EVERY Friday, 10:30am
Come help us cut worms to feed the Missouri River fish who live in our 7,000 gallon aquarium, then watch as our staff feeds them. The fish's diet consists of minnows, worms, corn, and peas. Each child will receive a special Fish Feeding sticker.
Mother Nature READS
Tuesday, March 7, 10:30am-11am.
Join Naturalist Shelly Cox as "Mother Nature" for a nature-themed storytime for ages 18 months-6 years. BATS...Come learn about Mother Nature's only flying mammal. 
Fingerprint Pussy Willows
Saturday, March 11, 1pm-3pm
Our pinky-finger prints create this lovely spring favorite!
Handprint Fish Puppet
Saturday, March 25, 1pm-3pm
Turn your handprint into a fish puppet!
Mother Nature READS
Tuesday, March 28, 10:30am-11am.
Join Naturalist Shelly Cox as "Mother Nature" for a nature-themed storytime for ages 18 months-6 years. BUGS BUGS & more BUGS...Bugs are everywhere. We will learn why most bugs are beneficial and not really very icky at all. 
Mother Nature READS
Tuesday, April 4, 10:30am-11am.
Join Naturalist Shelly Cox as "Mother Nature" for a nature-themed storytime for ages 18 months-6 years. FUNNY FROGS...It's that time of year, time for the frogs to return. Learn about frogs and just how cool they really are. 
Plant a Seedling
Saturday, April 8, 1pm-3pm
Let's build a pot and plant a seed!
Bird Nest Collage
Saturday, April 29, 1pm-3pm
We'll build a bird nest on a paper plate!
Mother Nature READS
Tuesday, May 2, 10:30am-11am.
Join Naturalist Shelly Cox as "Mother Nature" for a nature-themed storytime for ages 18 months-6 years. SPIDERS...Learn why spiders are Mother Nature's busy helpers. Meet a live tarantula.