Classes & Education

Kids Programs

Introduce your little ones to nature! The Garden offers a variety of programming throughout the year to connect young visitors with the amazingly beautiful Garden. For questions about these programs, contact the Atlanta registrar at registrar@atlantabg.org

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is grateful to the Zeist Foundation, Inc. for its generous support of children's programming.

Garden Playtime

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

Tuesdays, March – October 
10 a.m.

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Garden Grooves

Get ready to wiggle and warble! Join us for songs and dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors in our Children’s Garden Amphitheater.

Thursdays, March – October
10:30 a.m.

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Frog Feeding

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory lobby to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden. The frogs jump into action when presented with their meals, and an amphibian specialist is available to answer questions about these captivating creatures.

Every Saturday at 11 a.m.
Every Sunday at 11:30 a.m.

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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.

November – March
First Wednesday | 10:30 a.m.

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

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Vanilla Sunday

Enjoy Vanilla Sunday on March 3 for an afternoon filled with sweet appreciation of the tastiest flavor obtained from an orchid! The Vanilla Sunday Station is always popular for getting a taste (while supplies last).

Sunday, March 3
1:00 p.m.

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Garden Playtime

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

Tuesdays, March – October
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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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.

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Spring Break Camp

Come celebrate the arrival of spring. Campers will learn about the fascinating transformation of plants and animals emerging from winter slumber through hands-on activities and exploration.

April 3 – 5, 2019
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Spring Break Family Fun

Need an exciting family activity during Spring Break? Visit the Garden and enjoy the wonders of springtime with fun and seasonal family activities.

April 1 – 5, 2019
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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Natural Egg Dyeing

Certain plants contain powerful dyes that create stunning colors. Join us in this interactive program to learn more about these plants and decorate three vibrant eggs.

April 13, 19, and 20
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Earth Day

Celebrate nature! From ladybug releases to learning about conservation, there’s fun for everyone on Earth Day. Families can also join us for Storybook Time at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Garden.

Tuesday, April 23
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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Homeschool Day

May 15, 2019: The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families. $10 per student; $10 per chaperone (max 2 per student). Pre-registration is not required

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Summer Camp

June 3 – July 27, 2019: Enroll your child in a summer day camp full of discovery, adventure and nature exploration! Five different programs are available, spanning ages 4 – 12.

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Teen Volunteer Day

Get to know the Garden during your February break and make it your own. Weed, water, prune, mulch and complete other basic outdoor gardening tasks under the supervision of experienced horticulturalists and other Garden staff.
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High School Internship Program

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is looking for enthusiastic and tenacious high school students interested in science and botany related careers.
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