GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will offer its monthly preschool program “Wigglers and Walkers” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. April 12 for children ages 2-5. April’s program is themed “Going, Going…Almost Gone.”

Participants will join Florida Museum docents and staff for child-friendly fun, while learning about museum exhibits through crafts, stories and other age-appropriate activities. The class will explore endangered species ranging from manatees to sea turtles.

The cost for each adult and child pair is $3 for Florida Museum members and $4 for non-members. Each additional child is $1. Pre-registration is not required, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should arrive early to park their strollers and meet new friends.

For more information, call (352) 846-2000, ext. 277 or e-mail

Media contact: Paul Ramey, (352) 846-2000,
Writer: Emily Banks