Animals rely on their highly specialized senses to outwit predators, communicate with others, avoid danger and locate food.

Children 3 to 6 and their adult companions will learn about the relationship between the five senses and animal survival during the following free Kinderealm programs. A craft and short hike are included. Registration, required for each program, begins January 28 by calling 330-865-8065.

Friday, February 7, 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Rd., Akron

Saturday, February 8, 10:30 a.m.
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Rd., Akron

Wednesday, February 12, 1 p.m.
Firestone Metro Park / Coventry Oaks Pavilion, 40 Axline Ave., Akron

Monday, February 17, 10:30 a.m.
Goodyear Heights Metro Park / Pavilion, 2077 Newton St., Akron

Please make other arrangements for younger children unable to remain in infant seats or strollers.