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Children’s Programs

The Myriad Botanical Gardens offer learning opportunities for students of all ages. The primary purpose of these programs is to help kindle a sense of curiosity about the world that we live in. Classes and tours are interdisciplinary, hands-on, and support state and national standards. Below you will find a list of class descriptions offered for the 2013-2014 school year as well as guided tour information and tax exempt group rate costs (10+ students). The Myriad Botanical Gardens requests that there be one chaperone per ten students. Please contact (405) 445-7080 or email aelkins@myriadgardens.org

 

Bringing Books To LifeMBG David Holt

Wednesdays, 10-11am
Crystal Bridge Lobby
Free
Best for Ages 2 through 5

Bringing Books to Life takes place each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in the Visitors Lobby of the Crystal Bridge. Children ages 2-5 gather on a brightly-colored rug to hear a story, and make a small craft.  Books read are nature-themed and seasonal. New in 2014 is the introduction of guest readers, including local politicians, TV personalities and more.

 

Children’s Activities, Classes and Offerings

For descriptions, cost and to register for a class, click the links!

 

For Schools, Home School Groups and Pre-schools

Crystal Bridge Guided Tour

Grades pre-K-12

Learn about the plant life in the Crystal Bridge by scheduling a docent-guided tour. Tours are available at 10am or 1pm, Monday through Friday. Pay regular admission and get a guided tour at no additional charge. Please schedule at least 14 days in advance. Tour lasts approximately 30 minutes. Children: Children: $2.50 ea. Adults: $4.50 ea. (tax exempt group rate).

 

Children’s Garden Guided Tour

Grades pre-K-12

Take a tour of the Children’s Garden to learn all about what’s growing. Then visit our discovery stations to build structures with natural materials, examine bugs and plants through a magnifying glass, and go on a scavenger hunt for pattern, line, color, and texture in nature. Tours of the children’s garden are Tuesday-Friday at 10:00 a.m. Tour lasts approximately 30 minutes. This tour is free of charge, however we ask that you schedule at least 14 days in advance.