Nature PlayTime for Wee Ones


INCLUDED with Arboretum admission
AGES 0 to 5, together with an adult
Unhurried outside play helps children and adults grow stronger, healthier and happier. Bring your favorite young ones to the Green Play Yard for free, easy activities to do together--both at the Arboretum and at home. Make time to pretend, wonder, create, and feel connected to nature!

child playing with a tree branch, photo AlexanderDummer/unsplash

Postponed for Summer 2021.
We look forward to seeing you in 2022!

Nature PlayTime for Wee Ones

AGES 0 to 5, with adult
INCLUDED with gate admission

DATES Saturdays in August
TIME drop-in between 9:30-11 a.m.
LOCATION Green Play Yard, located outside the Learning Center

Join us in the Green Play Yard for creative play in our tree kitchen! Use a variety of natural materials to bake up some fun.

Arboretum Education Office
Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*
*We are temporarily working from home during Covid-19, we may return phone messages from a home phone 

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