Kids Programs

Registration Contact

404-876-5859 ext. 2556

Registration not required for Drop-In programs.

School Tours

The Botanical Express

Weekends & Select Weekdays
November 22 - December 28
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

All aboard The Botanical Express! The popular children's ride-on-train is set to depart on a journey in the Garden.

Saturdays, November 29 - December 20
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Meet Saint Nick clad in his dark green robe and botanical head wreath. Bring a camera to take your own photos.

Saturday, December 20
10:30 a.m.

Meet Queen Snowflake for some magical stories about a growing gigantic icicle, a flower that turns winter white and a special pine tree.

November 15 - January 3

The model trains return for new adventures! The trains depart during regular daytime hours and at night during Garden Lights.

Drop-In Family Program

Saturday, February 21
11 a.m. - noon

Vanilla is the opposite of boring. With an opportunity to sculpt with vanilla play dough, dissect a vanilla bean, and make a vanilla sundae, you’ll leave this class praising the amazing vanilla orchid.

Drop-In Family Program

Saturdays, March 7 OR 14
11 a.m. - noon

Say hello to the frogs at the Garden! Get up close and personal with several frogs, hear their fascinating stories and create frog inspired art.

Drop-In Family Program

Saturday, March 28, Friday, April 3 OR Saturday, April 4
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.

Drop-In Family Program

Saturday, April 18
11 a.m. - noon

From their fascinating life cycle to their colossal diet, discover the wonderful world of ladybugs! Spring is a great time to look for the red, spotted beetles scampering on flowering plants and to learn why they are important in gardens.