Kids Programs

School Tours

Children's Garden

Contact the Atlanta registrar:
404-591-1543
registrar@atlantabg.org

Contact the Gainesville registrar:
404-888-4763
wcannon@atlantabg.org

Registration not required for Drop-In Family Programs.

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Garden Playtime

Atlanta

Tuesdays, May - October
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Join us for hands-on learning and sensory stations that will stimulate your child's interest in the natural world.

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Storybook Time

Atlanta

Wednesdays, April - October
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers! Meet in the Mershon Hall Classroom.

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Story Time and Smiles

Gainesville

Wednesdays
10 a.m.

Young children may enjoy weekly stories centered around nature and the gardens in Gainesville.

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Budding Artists

Gainesville

Second Wednesdays
11 a.m. - noon

Children ages 4 - 6 accompanied by an adult may use their creativity to make seasonally-inspired works of art in Gainesville. Something new each time!

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Garden Grooves

Atlanta

Thursdays, May - October
10:30 a.m.

Get ready to wiggle and warble! Join us for songs and dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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Amphitheater Programs

Atlanta

Saturdays, May - September
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers and musicians.

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Children's Performances

Gainesville

Last Saturdays, May - September
11 a.m.

Fun for all in the new Ivester Amphitheater! Enjoy musical performances or listen to engaging storytellers.

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Inspired by Plants

Drop-in Family Program

Atlanta

Saturday, July 23
noon - 2 p.m.

Using the incredible artwork of Dale Chihuly and the gorgeous Garden as inspiration, create stunning works of art that integrate the concepts of light, color and the natural world.

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Terrific Trains

Gainesville

Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

All aboard for fun around the Model Train Garden in Gainesville! Children can play and share with boxes of toy trains.

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Discovery Stations

Gainesville

Saturdays - Sundays
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

A variety of informal educational stations showcase different topics on the Garden's natural environment. New opportunities to learn and explore!

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Summer Camp

Atlanta

June - July
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Enroll your child in a stimulating day camp full of discovery, exploration and imagination! Choose from programs for each age group including sensory explorations, cooking and more in the Garden. Join us for amazing adventures this summer.

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