Educational programming in the Children’s Garden runs through October 28, 2018. All programs are outdoors and may be canceled in inclement weather. While education programs end in October, the Children’s Garden is open year-round, with the exception of various water features.
Discovery Programs | Weekly themes are the basis for drop-in and self-guided nature activities and nature art makerspace.
Discovery Stations | These interactive stations are staffed by volunteers and educators for fun, hands-on family programs for kids of all ages. Stations explore different themes each week and rotate throughout the Children’s Garden and Learning Pavilion. Monday–Friday, 10am–2pm and Saturday–Sunday, 10am–5pm.
Discovery Backpacks | Enhance your exploration of nature with backpacks filled with activities and tools related to plants, trees, animals and more. Backpacks are free, first come, first serve and can be checked out at Welcome Terrace or Learning Pavilion.
Discovery Guests | Once a month on Saturdays a special guest visits the Children’s Garden for a family-friendly program. Check back here for upcoming specials guests.
Nature Storytime | Enjoy stories that celebrate gardens, plants and nature. For ages 3–8 years old who are accompanied by a caregiver. Mondays and Thursday 10:30am.
Birthday Parties | Celebrate birthdays at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden. The Children’s Garden, where the natural world meets the magical, is sure to enchant on your child’s special day! Click here to learn more.