This coming December, the Wildcat Glades Friends Group, along with other partners, will be hosting a few preschool connections programs, a craft day for older children, and yoga in nature classes. Sign up for one below!
Holiday Open House
December 9 | 5:00 to 8:00 pm | All ages welcome | Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center
Join us for the Wildcat Glades Holiday Open House! The Wildcat Glades Nature Store will be open and will have exclusive sales for this night only. Come get all your holiday shopping done for the nature-lovers in your life! After shopping, join the staff at the Missouri Department of Conservation as they offer ornament crafts and refreshments.
Yoga in Nature for Adults
December 10 | 8:30 to 9:30 am | For ages 12 and older | Wildcat Glades Education Cottage
Led by Amanda, a registered yoga teacher, this class is designed to incorporate elements of nature, breathing, and yoga poses. Bring your yoga mat or a towel and a reusable water bottle for this beginner’s class.
Yoga in Nature for Kids
December 10 | 10:30 am | For ages 4 and older, accompanied by an adult | Wildcat Glades Education Cottage
Led by Amanda, a registered yoga teacher, this class is designed to incorporate elements of nature, breathing, and yoga poses specifically for kids. Bring your yoga mat or a towel and a reusable water bottle for this beginner’s class. Yoga is a beneficial exercise for children’s health and even better when it can be done outdoors.
Preschool Program: Snowy Nap
December 1 @ 1:00 to 2:00 pm | December 28 @ 10:00 to 11:00 am | For kids ages three to seven | Free class sponsored by Calvin Cassady | Wildcat Glades Education Cottage
We will be reading a book by Jan Brett called Winter Nap. We will talk about hibernation and other ways animals prepare for and survive winter. Join us for a story, song, and a craft that will help us get ready for our long winter.
Winter Craft Day
December 21 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm for kids eight to 12 | December 21 @ 1:00 to 3:00 pm for kids 13 and older | Free class sponsored by Calvin Cassady | Wildcat Glades Education Cottage
When it’s too cold to go outside, crafting is a good substation for a nice walk! Please join us for this fun and free class. We will be completing crafts centered on winter themes that everyone will get to take home.
About the Wildcat Glades Friends Group:
The Wildcat Glades Friends group is dedicated to protecting the area known as Wildcat Park and the surrounding chert glade environment, habitat, and wildlife by promoting awareness and sustainability, providing education and recreation space and programs, and sponsoring nature-based activities.
Robin Standridge, Executive Director
417.708.7713 or 417.629.3434, ext. 4540