Kids Events & Classes


Drop-Off Kids Classes
To register, call the class registration line at 404-876-5859 ext. 2556, email to receive a registration form or click the "Register Online" button at the end of the class description.

Drop-In Kids and Drop-In Family Programs
Registration is not required.


The Garden offers as great variety of fun and educational programs for children.

Events and classes for children include outdoor Garden adventures, cooking lessons in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen, classroom activities such as natural crafts and more. The Children's Garden Amphitheater is also host to unique performers and storytellers throughout the year. 


Garden Stroller Strut

Fridays, March - September
10:30 - 11 a.m.

Join a sensory exploration of the Garden! Parents and caregivers of young children are invited for this short interactive walking tour. More Information

Natural Egg Dyeing

Drop-In Family Program

Saturday, April 12, Friday, April 18 OR Saturday, April 19
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Certain plants contain powerful dyes that create stunning colors. Join us for this interactive class to learn more about these plants while decorating vibrant eggs. More Information

Earth Day

Tuesday, April 22
10 a.m. - 1 p.m

Celebrate the Earth at the Garden! From ladybug releases to crafts to learning about the Garden¹s conservation programs, there is something for everyone.

Free with Admission More Information

Alphabet Soup

Children's Garden Amphitheater Program

Saturday, May 3
10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Stir up some alphabet singing fun with Wendy Bennett. Dig into this jam-packed songfest and you're sure to reach for the letters W-O-W.  More Information

Over the Garden Wall

Children's Garden Amphitheater Program

Saturday, May 10
10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Welcome to the joyful and whimsical world of Beatrix Potter and her imaginary friends. In this delightful program, Holly Stevenson mixes biographical facts with excerpts from Ms. Potter’s beloved tales as she tells tales with puppets, songs, and a bit of merry mischief worthy of Peter Rabbit himself.

  More Information

Magical Garden Stories

Children's Garden Amphitheater Program

Saturday, May 17
10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Queen Emeralda (Kay Rosenblum), from Fairyland, will tell enchanting stories about animals and nature through puppets, song, drawings, imagination and magic! More Information

Imagine If

Children's Garden Amphitheater Program

Saturday, May 24
10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Betty Ann Wylie sparks children’s’ creativity while sharing her wonderful storytelling program featuring characters and events that exist only in our imaginations. More Information

Boogie Woogie Bullfrog

Children's Garden Amphitheater Program

Saturday, May 31
10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Jerry spins a theme of environmental awareness and responsibility around a humorous and snappy blend of musical styles, audience engagement, and creative movement. More Information

Summer Camp

June - July  |  Ages 4 - 10

Enroll your child in a stimulating day camp full of discovery, exploration and imagination! More Information

Music From Plants

Children's Garden Amphitheater Program

Saturday, September 6
10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Take a journey around the world with Scott Douglas as he showcases musical instruments created from plants through stories and music. More Information

Just Buzzing Around

Children's Garden Amphitheater Program

Saturday, September 20
10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Join Itty Bitty Betty, she’s a honey of a bee, as you discover the importance of honeybees through entertaining stories told by Cathy Kaemmerlen. Catch the buzz on the power of pollinators. More Information

Storybook Time

Wednesdays, April - October
10:30 - 11 a.m.

Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers. Meet in the Children's Garden Amphitheater weather permitting or in the Turner Broadcasting Garden Theater during inclement weather. Storybook Time is for children accompanied by an adult. More Information

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