Pre-School in the Park

Pre-school in the park is designed for ages 5 and under along with their families, each program listed below offers a unique way to get outside and learn about nature or history.  Each Preschool in the Park session at Deep River County Park  includes a story time, in addition to a hands-on activity or craft. These programs taking place on Wednesdays at 10 AM from September 5 -October 31 are free and registration is not required. These programs are designed for families and individuals, if interested in a group reservation call 219-947-1958.

Deep River Mill Landscape

Pre-school in the Park 

Sunflower House

September 5 at 10 AM

Make a sunflower craft and learn fun facts about this native flower.

An Apple a Day

September 26 at 10 AM

See how apple butter was made 100 years ago and make an apple print painting. 

Paws in the Park 

September 12 at 10 AM

Look for animal tracks around the park and make an animal track painting

Quilting the A, Bee, C's

October 3 at 10 AM

Learn about park quilts and make a quilt picture.

Waiting for Wings

September 19 at 10 AM

See the life of a butterfly with the help of a caterpillar craft.

Little Red Hen

October 10 at 10 AM

Get messy and help us work at the mill.

C is for Campfire

October 17 at 10 AM

Make a kid friendly campfire with your hands.

Fall into Fun

October 24 at 10 AM

Have fun with all your favorite fall activities.


Our BOO-tiful Park

October 31 at 10 AM 

Take a spooky walk and make spider craft to celebrate Halloween. 

Check out more activities at  Deep River County Park and  for children at other Lake County Park sites on our calendar!

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