When: Tuesday, Feb. 21, to Friday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Where: Puddlestompers, 455 Nahanton St., Newton. 781-235-6677.
Cost: $48 per day.
Children will explore Nahanton Park during this drop-off program for ages 3 to 6. Teachers trained in environmental education will lead activities that range from animal tracking to storytelling and movement games. This is ideal for parents who need some downtime during vacation week. Preregistration is required.