Learning

Precinct 4 strives to make learning fun and accessible for all ages! Whether you explore our parks or use our educational materials at home, we seek to cultivate curiosity, knowledge, and a love of the natural world.

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VIDEOS

Storytime with Commissioner R. Jack Cagle

Join this virtual reading of ‘Blue on Blue’ by Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle.

Poison Ivy Look Alikes

Learn the distinct differences between Poison Ivy and similar plants with Precinct 4’s Ranger Rose at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve in Harris County, TX.

Owl Pellet Dissection

Learn how to dissect owl pellets with Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks (TAP).

Storytime Craft | "A Bad Case of the Stripes"

Enjoy a storytime craft based on the book, “A Bad Case of the Stripes”.

Shakespeare DIY | Elizabethan Ruff Collar

Enjoy a Shakespeare themed craft and learn how to make your very own Elizabethan Ruff Collar.

Shakespeare DIY | Romeo & Juliet Mask

Enjoy a Shakespeare themed craft and learn how to make your very own Romeo & Juliet mask.

Shakespeare DIY | Quill Pen

Enjoy a Shakespeare themed craft and learn how to make your very own Quill Pen.

Storytime Craft | "The Rainbow Fish"

Enjoy a storytime craft based on the book, “The Rainbow Fish”.

Turtle Talk with Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve

Learn about turtles at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve from Park Ranger Rose.

Migratory Bird Day 2020 with Mercer

In celebration of Migratory Bird Day 2020, join Christy Jones of Mercer Botanic Gardens for this presentation on Plants That Attract Birds to Your Home Garden.

Jones Park | Water Ecology Pt. 1

Enjoy Part 1 of Jones Park’s Water Ecology Workshop.

Water Ecology Workshop Pt. 2 | Jones Park

Enjoy Part 2  of Jones Park’s Water Ecology Workshop.

History of KMP with Jim Robertson

Learn the history of Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve from Jim Robertson, longtime supporter and proponent of the Cypress Creek Greenway Project.

Ask an Arborist with Legacy Trees Project

Meet Laura Medick. Laura is a Certified Arborist and leads Precinct 4’s Legacy Trees Project.

Knot Tying with Trails As Parks

Learn how to tie a knots with Trails As Parks (TAP)

Pinecone Bird Feeder with Trials As Parks

Learn how to make a Pinecone Bird Feeder with Trails As Parks (TAP)

Tadpoles Club with Jones Park | Wild Cats

DIY Craft | Madeline Hat

Learn how to make your very own Madeline hat at home.

DIY Craft | No-Sew T-Shirt Tote

Learn how to make a tote out of a t-shirt.

Library Lion

Enjoy this fun craft at home.

How To Plant A Tree

Learn how to plant a tree with Precinct 4’s Certified Arborist, Laura Medick.

Ask an Arborist Introduction

Ever wondered what to plant in a tiny backyard for some shade, or how to care for a tree you inherited with a new house?

Foster a Legacy Tree

Check out this video to learn more about the Foster a Legacy Tree program and to discover the fascinating stories behind a few of Texas’ historical trees.

Ask an Arborist | Loquat Tree

Join Laura Medick, Precinct 4 certified arborist, to find out the best time to transplant a loquat tree.

Family Tree Craft

Precinct 4 arborist, Laura Medick, demonstrates how to make a family tree craft using natural materials.

All About Invasives

Join Laura Medick, certified arborist, to learn how to identify some of the most common non-native, invasive plant species in our area.

Upcycled Book Projects

Learn how to turn an old book into a new decoration that’s sure to be a conversation piece!

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