Classes & Education

Garden Playtime

Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Join us for hands-on learning and sensory stations in the Children's Garden that will stimulate your child's interest in the natural world. With a new theme each month and activities that engage the senses and spark creativity, Garden Playtime is an enjoyable and enriching activity for families throughout the spring, summer and fall.

Tuesdays, March - October, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Garden Playtime takes place in the Children's Garden.
Suggested ages: 6 months - 5 years

Weather permitting. Free with Garden admission; no registration required.

2020 themes:

March: Seed to Bloom
Follow the life cycle of flowering plants, from seeds to beautiful blooms. Learn about spring plants you see brightening the Garden and enjoy the magic of watching your own seeds grow at home.

Storybook Time

Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs, flowers, and other garden friends. Storybook Time is for children accompanied by an adult. Free with Garden Admission. No registration required. Meet in the Children’s Garden Amphitheater.

April – October
Wednesdays | 10:30 a.m.

Garden Grooves

Get ready to wiggle and warble! Enjoy songs and dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors in the Children’s Garden Amphitheater. Suggested ages: 2 – 5 years. Free with Garden Admission. No registration required. Meet in the Children’s Garden Amphitheater.

March – October
Thursdays | 10:30 a.m.

The Lou Glenn Children’s Garden

Grow, splash, play and learn about the plant world with your kids in Lou Glenn Children's Garden – a beloved family destination since 1999.
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Shows for Seedlings

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians every Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., June through October.
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