Small Wonders: Pre-K


Small Wonders



Small Wonders is a nature program rich in science content and rooted in imagination and experience.


Small Wonders embraces the inherent sense of wonder and curiosity that young children bring to the world.


Small Wonders creates opportunities for teachers to incorporate science discoveries, nature play, and investigations into lessons and activities.

Program Package

Through immersive, hands-on lessons, Small Wonders engages preschool-age students in science, engineering, and the environment in new and exciting ways!

Teachers receive a list of topics from which to choose lessons that align with their curriculum. The VINS Educator then meets with the classroom teachers to review the program goals and explore ways to integrate Small Wonders into their curriculum.

Small Wonders Program includes:

An engaging, interactive puppet show or engineering opportunity.

Movement and body engagement.

Outdoor learning, depending on topic.

A range of hands-on activities, investigation and nature play.

Science, Engineering, and Nature Explorations for Preschoolers

Each VINS Science Educator has a Master of Education degree, is a Highly Qualified Teacher, and holds a teaching license in Vermont and New Hampshire.