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Toddler & Preschool Programs

Seedlings: Garden Detectives

Discover the Gardens with the tools of a detective! We will look at what a winter garden looks like and find clues of living plants.

  •  Ages 18-24 months: Wednesday, November 11, 9:15 a.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, November 11, 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
  •  Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, November 12, 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

 

Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for plants and their importance. Programs include stories, nature walks, art projects, and planting projects.

 

Program Location: Winter Seedlings programs will take place outdoors as much as possible. All or portions of the program may be moved indoors as needed, without prior notice.

 

Audience: Families with children ages 18 months to 6 years

 

Program Fee: $10 per toddler/preschooler, $8 per toddler/preschooler member; one adult per child is admitted free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each. Non participating-Infants (children under the age of 18 months) are free.

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite. One adult per child is admitted free of charge. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult. Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party 18 months and older.

 

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

 • All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.

  

 • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.

  

 • Please practice social distancing; keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.

  

If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist.

 

Seedlings: Garden Hibernation

Help Mordecai Children’s Garden get ready for winter as you discover what plants and animals do when it gets cold.

  • Ages 18-24 months: Wednesday, December 2, 9:15 a.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, December 2, 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Thursday December 3, 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

 

Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for plants and their importance. Programs include stories, nature walks, art projects, and planting projects.

 

Program Location: Winter Seedlings programs will take place outdoors as much as possible. All or portions of the program may be moved indoors as needed, without prior notice.

 

Audience: Families with children ages 18 months to 6 years

 

Program Fee: $10 per toddler/preschooler, $8 per toddler/preschooler member; one adult per child is admitted free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each. Non participating-Infants (children under the age of 18 months) are free.

 

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite. One adult per child is admitted free of charge. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult. Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party 18 months and older.

 

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

  • All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.

 

  • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.

 

  • Please practice social distancing; keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.

 

If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist.

Seedlings: Magical Woods

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

  • Ages 18-24 months: Wednesday, November 18, 9:15 a.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, November 18, 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, November 19, 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

 

Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for plants and their importance. Programs include stories, nature walks, art projects, and planting projects.

 

Program Location: Winter Seedlings programs will take place outdoors as much as possible. All or portions of the program may be moved indoors as needed, without prior notice.

 

Audience: Families with children ages 18 months to 6 years

 

Program Fee: $10 per toddler/preschooler, $8 per toddler/preschooler member; one adult per child is admitted free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each. Non participating-Infants (children under the age of 18 months) are free.

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite. One adult per child is admitted free of charge. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult. Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party 18 months and older.

 

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

 • All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.

  

 • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.

  

 • Please practice social distancing; keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.

  

If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist.

Seedlings: Marvelous Marigolds

Discover the magic of these fragrant and festive fall flowers.

  • Ages 18-24 months: Wednesday, November 4, 9:15 a.m.
  •  Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, November 4, 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, November 5, 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m., or 1:00 p.m.

 

Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for plants and their importance. Programs include stories, nature walks, art projects, and planting projects.

 

Program Location: Winter Seedlings programs will take place outdoors as much as possible. All or portions of the program may be moved indoors as needed, without prior notice.

 

Audience: Families with children ages 18 months to 6 years

 

Program Fee: $10 per toddler/preschooler, $8 per toddler/preschooler member; one adult per child is admitted free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each. Non participating-Infants (children under the age of 18 months) are free.

 

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite. One adult per child is admitted free of charge. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult. Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party 18 months and older.

 

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

 • All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.

  

 • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.

  

 • Please practice social distancing; keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.

  

If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist.

Seedlings: Pine Cones Galore!

Explore the garden and discover the importance of the pine cone.

  • Ages 18-24 months: Wednesday, December 9, 9:15 a.m.
  •  Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, December 9, 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, December 10, 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

 

Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for plants and their importance. Programs include stories, nature walks, art projects, and planting projects.

 

Program Location: Winter Seedlings programs will take place outdoors as much as possible. All or portions of the program may be moved indoors as needed, without prior notice.

 

Audience: Families with children ages 18 months to 6 years

 

Program Fee: $10 per toddler/preschooler, $8 per toddler/preschooler member; one adult per child is admitted free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each. Non participating-Infants (children under the age of 18 months) are free.

 

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite. One adult per child is admitted free of charge. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult. Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party 18 months and older.

 

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

 • All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.

  

 • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.

  

 • Please practice social distancing; keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.

  

If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist.

Seedlings: Prairie Plants

Explore the many different colors, textures and sizes of Colorado grasses! Use your senses to discover native grasses growing at Denver Botanic Gardens. Plant native grass seeds to take home and care for.

  • Ages 18-24 months: Wednesday, October 21, 9:15 a.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, October 21, 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, October 22, 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

 

Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children, ages 18 months to six years, to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for nature. Classes include interactive explorations, nature walks and stories for children and their caregivers.

 

Program Fee: $10 per toddler/preschooler, $8 per toddler/preschooler member; one adult per child is admitted free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each. Non-participating infants (children under the age of 18 months) are free.

  

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite.

One adult per child is admitted free of charge. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each.

Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party 18 months and older.

 

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

  • All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.

 

  • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.

 

  • The program will take place entirely outdoors.

 

  • Please practice social distancing – keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.

 

If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist.

 

Seedlings: Seasonal Treats

Discover where some of our favorite seasonal flavors come from.

  • Ages 18-24 months: Wednesday, December 16, 9:15 a.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, December 16, 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, December 17, 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

 

Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for plants and their importance. Programs include stories, nature walks, art projects, and planting projects.

 

Program Location: Winter Seedlings programs will take place outdoors as much as possible. All or portions of the program may be moved indoors as needed, without prior notice.

 

Audience: Families with children ages 18 months to 6 years

 

Program Fee: $10 per toddler/preschooler, $8 per toddler/preschooler member; one adult per child is admitted free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each. Non participating-Infants (children under the age of 18 months) are free.

 

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite. One adult per child is admitted free of charge. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult. Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party 18 months and older.

 

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

 • All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.

  

 • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.

  

 • Please practice social distancing; keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.

  

If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist.

Seedlings: The Creepy Crawly Garden

Check out spider plants and some silly, slimy bugs as we take a close look at the strange and unusual plants and animals that live in a garden.

  • Ages 18-24 months: Wednesday, October 28, 30, 9:15 a.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, October 28, 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
  • Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, October 29, 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

 

Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children, ages 18 months to six years, to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for nature. Classes include interactive explorations, nature walks and stories for children and their caregivers.

 

Program Fee: $10 per toddler/preschooler, $8 per toddler/preschooler member; one adult per child is admitted free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each. Non-participating infants (children under the age of 18 months) are free.

  

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite.

One adult per child is admitted free of charge. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each.

Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party 18 months and older.

 

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

 

  • All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.

 

  • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.

 

  • The program will take place entirely outdoors. Access to buildings will be limited to restrooms only.

 

  • Please practice social distancing – keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.

 

If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist.

 

Strolling Stories Along Deer Creek

Storytime and nature hikes unite in this program at Chatfield Farms. Each week we venture out around the grounds of Chatfield Farms and investigate nature as it changes with the seasons. Along the trail we stop to read a seasonally themed story and then continue our adventure with an exploration based on the day's book.

 

Weekly Exploration Themes:

  • October 13: Seeds
  • October 20: Leaves
  • October 27: Busy Animals
  • November 3: Autumn Adventures
  • November 10: Let's Go on a Hike
  • November 17: Hibernation

 

Audience: Recommended for ages 3-6 years.

 

Special Instructions: This program takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens' Chatfield Farms located at 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128.

 

Program Fee: $10 preschooler, $8 preschooler member; one adult per child is admitted free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each. Non-participating children under the age of 3 are free.

  

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite.

One adult per child is admitted free of charge. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each.

Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party 3 years and older.

 

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

  • All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.
  • Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.
  • The program will take place entirely outdoors.
  • Please practice social distancing – keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.

 

If the program is sold out, we encourage you to add your family's name to the waitlist.

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