Little Chicks Classes

Bring your little ones to stretch their wings with our educators and birds in Tracy Aviary’s preschool classes.

Each class is offered one day a week for six weeks. Spring classes will run the week of January 30th through the week of March 6th. Classes feature a special bird visitor, a fun craft or activity, a snack, a sing-along song, and an engaging story connecting with our age-appropriate themes. All classes are designed for a parent or guardian to attend and participate with their child.

Classes can be taken in the full series of six or registered for individually. Our goal is to help your child make new friends and develop curiosity and comfort around their amazing bird neighbors. Therefore, series participation is recommended. Participants registering for the full series of six classes will receive a discount.

2-3 Year Old Classes

60 minutes long
Adult and child attendance
Wednesdays or Thursdays, 9:30-10:30am

February 1st-March 9th

Bring your little one and discover the entertaining world of birds and nature with Tracy Aviary staff. Each week we will explore a new theme, meet new friends (human and feathered alike), and dive into fun activities perfect for young learners!

Note: Due to demand, we have opened a Thursday 2-3 Year Old series, which will only run if it meets a five-participant minimum. If the minimum is not met, a full refund of registration payments will be issued. If you are only interested in the Wednesday class, we encourage you to join the waitlist on the Wednesday registration page. You will be notified if space become available.

2-3 Thursday Spring Class Schedule: 
Movement - February 2nd
Feelings - February 9th
Sounds - February 16th
Textures - February 23rd
Shapes - March 2nd
Sharing - March 9th

2-3 Wednesday Spring Class Schedule (Sold Out): 
Movement - February 1st
Feelings - February 8th
Sounds - February 15th
Textures - February 22nd
Shapes - March 1st
Sharing - March 8th

3-4 Year Old Classes

60 minutes long
Adult and child attendance
Fridays, 9:30am-10:30am

February 3rd-March 10th

What makes a bird a bird? In this series of Little Chicks, we’ll make friends with some incredible birds that will help us answer that question.  As we learn what makes our feathered friends unique and different from us, we’ll discover that we actually have a lot in common with them, too!

3-4 Spring Class Schedule: 
Surprising Senses - February 3rd
Breathtaking Beaks - February 10th
Wonderful Wings - February 17th
Fancy Feathers - February 24th
Fabulous Feet - March 3rd
Excellent Eggs and Nests -March 10th

Pricing

Fee includes day admission to Tracy Aviary.

Individual Class (adult included): $12 for members; $18 for non-members

Full Series (adult included): $60 for members; $90 for non-members

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Registering for Classes

  • Space for each class is limited to 12.
  • Classes are designed for BOTH child and parent/guardian to attend; children may not be dropped off.
  • If you are registering for the full series, please be sure to select all six classes on the registration forms and enter the appropriate code in order to receive your discount.
  • Aviary Members receive a discount for class fees and should enter a member code on the registration forms. Membership enrollment will be checked at the beginning of class.
  • Adults must fill out a class waiver for each child participant. See link below.

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Class Waivers