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 Children's Garden Amphitheater.

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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

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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Chocolate Confections

Drop-In Family Program

Atlanta

Saturday - Sunday, September 10 - 11
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Build and create delicious treats out of chocolate morsels and other sweet treats!

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Homeschool Day

Atlanta

Wednesday, Sept 14

The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families. Supplement your life science, botanical and environmental studies curriculum by visiting a tropical rain forest, a desert house and a native pitcher plant bog.

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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

Fridays, Saturdays and 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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Winter Break Camp

Atlanta

Monday - Tuesday, January 2 - 3
9 a.m. - noon

Join us for a winter adventure in the Garden. Campers will discover winter's botanical beauties and learn about winter wildlife. Enjoy two glorious mornings of exploration, activities and artwork.

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