Children & Family Programs

Family Drop In

A once a month we offer craft time for families of all sizes.

  • Family Drop In is located in the Leonard Courtyard behind the Garden Center.

  • Program time is from 6 pm - 7 pm.

  • This program is free. 

  • No registration is required.

  • Come and go as you please

 

For more information about each session and a calendar of dates, please visit our events page. 

 

Family Discovery Day

An opportunity for adults and children to experience the Backyard Vegetable Garden with our Garden Educator. There will be a brief instructional time followed by a gardening activity. Participants should wear gardening gloves. This once a month (April-November) daytime programs is for children ages 4-High School. 

  • This program is free to the public.

  • Two children max per caregiver please.

  • Each month's activities has TEKS alignments (grades k-5).

  • No registration required.

  • Program times is 11 am – 12 pm

 

For more information about each session and a calendar of dates, please visit our events page.

 

 

Little Sprouts

Does your "Little Sprout" love to be outside? Engage with your little one in an outdoor learning environment. A sensory Garden encounter for the youngest visitor. Garden education staff introduces: gardening behaviors (watering, and digging etc.) group behavior (sharing items, singing or walking together) and tasting fresh produce at each session. This once a month (April-November) daytime program is for children ages 18 months-36 months.

  • This program is Free

  • Our programs meet curriculum standard set by the NAEYC

  • One child per caregiver please

  • No registration required, but class is limited to the first 16 children 

For more information about each session and a calendar of dates, please visit our events page.

 

 

Green Thumb Club Camps

Consists of  a single day camp in spring Spring (March) and fall (November) and four week-long camps in the summer (June-July). Green Thumb Club provides children the opportunity to learn more about the natural world around them. We use the Fort Worth Botanic Garden as a living laboratory for students to explore topics such as native plants, pollination, local animals, and more.

Be sure you are on our email list to learn about upcoming classes. To be added to our email list or to register for classes, contact Judy Bauereisen at (817)392-5534 or bgedu@fortworthtexas.gov

For a listing of all programs click HERE.