Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Little Explorers Nature Preschool Program
Fall 2018

Explore nature with your toddler or preschooler! Nature Preschool programs are open to children ages 2-6 with an adult. Classes include nature walks, stories, songs, and other activities.  Nature ABC’s and 1,2,3’s and movement activities are part of the fun. Choose either 10:30-11:30 am or 12:30-1:30 pm session.

Fees: (Family level and up)  Members $5 per child/adult pair; Non-members $15 per child/adult pair; Additional siblings $5 each.
Fee includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk (April to October) and the Butterfly House (June to October).

 

Fall 2018 Series


Tues., September 11 (AM Session is Full)
Sunny Sunflowers
Tall and golden, bursting with ripened seeds, this flower signals the shift in seasons. Come enjoy an end of summer-early fall exploration in our gardens.

 

Wed., September 19 (Both sessions are full)
Beautiful Butterflies
Our meadow, gardens, and Butterfly House are full of these wonderful winged creatures. Let’s see how many different varieties we can find.

 

Wed., October 10 (AM Session is Full)
Wonderful Wind
Let’s learn about a part of weather that affects animals, plants, and technology. The kinetic sculptures in our meadow work with wind power and are a great way to see wind at work!

 

Tues., October 30 (AM Session is Full)
What’s in That Web? 
Spiders are a very important part of nature. Learn how these eight-legged critters help take care of the gardens. 

 

Tues., November 6
Native American Traditions

Let’s learn how maple, osage orange and tulip trees all provided early Americans with materials to meet their many needs.

 

Wed., December 12 (AM Session is Full)
Oh, Deer!
Deer are great symbols of grace, strength and beauty.  We’ll read about these amazing animals and some of their close relatives. Craft included. 


Fees: (Family level and up)  Members $5 per child/adult pair; Non-members $15 per child/adult pair; Additional siblings $5 each.
Fee includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk (April to October) and the Butterfly House (June to October)

Series Discount! Sign up for the entire Fall series and get 2 free sessions! The Series are no longer available
Register for the Fall Series (6 sessions) for only $20 per member child; $60 per non-member child; $20 each extra sibling.
Choose either 10:30-11:30 am or 12:30-1:30 pm session. 

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