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Family Programs

Bumblebee Jamboree

Sing along and dance to original and traditional songs, express yourself, laugh and play. This family-friendly indoor concert is fun for all. Enjoy this interactive experience with children ages 0 12 and their parents. Children can dress as their favorite pollinator such as a bird, bee or butterfly.

 

June 18 - Steve Weeks

Colorado Springs-based musician, performs with both a sense of humor and a goal to not only entertain, but educate his young audience. His acoustic-based songs are layered with unusual percussion sounds including pans and tinker toys. The musical styles vary from reggae to bluegrass to folk-hop and the heart of each song is an outlandish story or touching tale.

Family Workshop: Leprechaun Gardens

Discover the legend of the leprechaun as you design and create a miniature garden to attract these  mischievous garden friends. Each child will create a container garden to take home.

Family Workshops at Denver Botanic Gardens are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the beauty, diversity and importance of plants. Workshops offer families a hands-on opportunity to learn about the science and enchantment behind the plants in our everyday lives, create tasty treats from scratch and explore the natural world.

Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10. Preregistration is required and class size is limited.

All adults attending the workshop must register for the program. Non-participating siblings do not participate in the activities.

Price: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult; $17 non-member child, $15 member child

Family Workshop: Plants in Your Pizza

You can put almost anything on a pizza! Discover this favorite Italian dish and the plants that make it possible. Make a mini pizza to taste in class and plant a pizza herb garden to take home.

Family Workshops at Denver Botanic Gardens are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the diversity and importance of plants. Workshops offer families a hands-on opportunity to learn about the science and enchantment behind the plants in our everyday lives, create tasty treats from scratch and explore the natural world.

Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10. Preregistration is required and class size is limited.

All adults attending the workshop must register for the program. Non-participating siblings do not participate in the activities.

Price: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult; $17 non-member child, $15 member child

Family Workshop: Winter Fairies

Join us as we create miniature lands for mystical garden friends. Discover which plants fairies prefer as you design, plant and landscape a tiny oasis for a fairy. Each child can create a container garden to take home.

Family Workshops at Denver Botanic Gardens are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the diversity and importance of plants. Workshops offer families a hands-on opportunity to learn about the science and enchantment behind the plants in our everyday lives, create tasty treats from scratch and explore the natural world.

Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10. Preregistration is required and class size is limited.

All adults attending the workshop must register for the program. Non-participating siblings do not participate in the activities.

Price: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult; $17 non-member child, $15 member child

 

Play On! Performing Arts at Denver Botanic Gardens

Gardening and performing arts come together to spark creativity and imagination in this new program series. Children will engage in acting, music and movement activities throughout this five-week series as they are guided by a Play On! teaching artist to create, rehearse and perform a play based on the story of the “Runaway Garden” by Jeffery L. Schatzer. This program series is designed for children ages 5-10.

 

Play On! is a locally owned and operated small business that encourages Denver-area school age children to explore their passion of the arts. Play On! offers highly collaborative performing arts programs using a hands-on creative approach that allows for a student to find their voice on the stage and beyond.

 

Session Dates:

- Tuesday March 12, 2019

- Tuesday March 19, 2019

- Tuesday March 26, 2019

- Tuesday April 2, 2019

- Tuesday April 9, 2019

 

Price: $100 per child for 5-week series. One adult per child is free of charge. Adults are required to stay onsite during the program.

Seedlings: Jumping Gingerbread

Discover the tasty plant that makes gingerbread a treat.

• Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, December 18, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

• Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, December 19, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

• Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, December 20, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

• Ages 18-24 months: Friday, December 21, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

 

Seedlings: Three Cheers for Evergreens

Explore the world of these special trees that stay green all year long.

• Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, December 11, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

• Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, December 12, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

• Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, December 13, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

• Ages 18-24 months: Friday, December 14, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

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