Family Activities

The Garden offers opportunities for kids of all ages to explore habitats, uncover plant mysteries, and learn about wildlife.

Events and Activities

  • Identifying bugs with kids at Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Discovery Garden.

    Kids’ Discovery Stations

    Tuesday–Friday | 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    April 11–June 2, 2017
    Special Events April 29, 30

    Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate a mystery plant, touch a carnivorous plant , or go on a pollinator hunt in the meadow! Learn More ›

  • Family Discovery Weekends

    Saturdays | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Sundays | 1–3 p.m.
    April 15–June 4, 2017
    No programs May 27, 28

    Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the fruit and vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together. Learn More ›

  • First Discoveries for Toddlers

    Tuesdays | 9:30–11:30 a.m.
    April 18–May 30, 2016

    Plant a carrot seed, touch a wriggly worm, or create a unique nature craft at activity stations designed for toddlers. Learn More ›

Family Itinerary

  • A child runs on the grass.

    Visit with Kids

    Young naturalists (and their grown-ups) can use this itinerary to explore the plants, animals, and habitats around the Garden.
    Learn More ›

Major Supporters, Discovery Programs

National Grid Institute for Museum and Library Services
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