Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Little Explorers Nature Preschool Program
Summer 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).

 

Summer 2018 Series


June 6 Morning Session is full
Shapes in Nature:
Look all around. What do you see? We will take a shape walk and play “I Spy” to help recognize familiar shapes in our outdoor world.

June 12 Morning session is full
Pollinator Parade: 
What’s making that buzzing sound? Chances are it’s a pollinator! Let’s see how many we can find busily at work in our gardens and meadow.

July 3 Both sessions are full
Mud-licious and Puddle-wonderful: 
 What’s ooey, gooey and so much fun? Mud! Let’s make mud art and play with water!

July 24 Both sessions are full
Fantastic Fireflies: 
 It’s that magical time of year when it seems that stars are dancing through the air. Come join us as we learn about fireflies – our little “twinkling stars” on Earth.

August 14 Morning session is full
Moonlight and Moths: 
When the sun goes down, many moths are a-flutter. On a moonlit night you might even catch some sipping nectar. Let’s learn about Maryland’s most common moths.

August 29 Morning session is full
A Shell for a Home
 Can you imagine getting around all day with a shell on your back? Join us as we read about some amazing, hard-shelled animals like snails, turtles and clams.


 

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 Summer series and get 2 free sessions!
Register for the Summer 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. Series Tickets for the series are no longer active on line for purchase.



Discounted Series Registration      


Individual Program Registration