Carnivorous Plants, and Ballet in the Everett Children’s Adventure
Garden at The New York Botanical Garden
the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden and experience the beauty
and excitement of nature in the one-of-a-kind, 12-acre indoor/outdoor
science museum where children can explore, discover and learn
how plants live and function. Participate in our specially designed
inquiry-based programs that stimulate a child’s enthusiasm for
science, ecology and conservation.
ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES
Tuesday–Sundays and Monday holidays: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
the season, children dissect plant parts such as seeds and flowers,
experiment to find out if plants make sugar to use as food,
investigate bugs that help plants grow, use microscopes to see
plants up close, press flowers and plants to take home, and
much more. We encourage children to explore, examine, inquire
and question just like scientists.
Travels of a Plant Scientist in the Bendheim Global Herbarium–Going
on now through October 31
Explore what life is like for a traveling plant scientist. Sit
in a botanist’s tent, use scientific tools, read jungle field
journals, and contribute your own field drawing to the Garden’s
In conjunction with our on-going programs we offer at the Everett
Children’s Adventure Garden, we have special weekend programs.
Special Summer Storytelling Series–Every Saturday, going on
now through August 31
In the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden, master storytellers
weave amazing tales about plants, wildlife, insects, and animals
that keep kids spellbound.
Plant and Wetland Weekend—Saturday and Sunday, August 10 and
11, 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
This weekend is all about carnivorous plants and the wetlands!
Investigate carnivorous plants up close. Construct a craft cattail
carnivorous pitcher plant, create a wetland scene complete with
plants and animals,
invent an insect-eating plant, participate
in a wetland plant and animal hunt, and
ATTENTION: TEACHERS! Professional Development Workshops for
Individual Teachers Coming This Fall
units of New York City Board of Education New Teacher Credits
are available per workshop for first-year teachers.
more information or to register, please call James Boyer at
Everett Children’s Adventure Garden has been made possible by
the leadership generosity of Edith and Henry Everett. #