Celebrate Spring Break with Family Workshops that Combine Science and Fun
Spring Break is just around the corner, and now is the time to sign up for the Garden’s Family Workshops. These sessions are a great way to get out of the house, play with your kids and learn something along the way.
Saturday Storytime Welcomes Families with Young Children Starting in February
“Story time” has a magical sound. What can be better than sitting with a favorite adult and hearing a new story read with enthusiasm and love? Fostering this kind of positive experience with books is one of the goals of the new Saturday Storytime program, which will begin in February.
Celebrate Butterflies in the Garden as a Family with these At-Home Activities
Children find butterflies magical. The fluttering wings and brilliant colors bewitch kids of all ages—and adults are hardly immune! If your family plans a trip to see the butterflies this spring, make the experience last and add a little STEM learning to the fun with activities from our education staff.
From Finding Birds to Rediscovering Creeks, Enjoy Reading One of These Nature Books as a Family
It may be cold and gray outside, but inside you and your family can explore the green, buzzing world of nature through a great book. FWBG | BRIT educators are always looking for great titles to share with readers of all ages—following is a selection of some of our favorites. They are all books that will plant seeds of literacy, STEM skills and love of the natural world.
Explore the Role of Plants in Holiday Celebrations with These Family Crafts and Activities
Plants are everywhere during the holidays. Many Christian and secular families trim Christmas trees and hang wreaths. Jewish families bring home arrangements of blue and white flowers—delphiniums and lilies are favorites. This season creates an opportunity for your family to explore the role of plants both in our holiday celebrations and in our everyday lives.