Family Activities

The Garden offers opportunities for kids of all ages to explore habitats, uncover plant mysteries, and learn about wildlife.

Events and Activities

  • A child and his parent explore the conservatory at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

    February Break Discovery Days

    Monday–Thursday, February 18–21, 2019 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    Explore habitats from around the world and have some hands-on science fun during the midwinter school break. Learn More ›

  • An Illustration of a snowglobe containing colorful plants.

    First Sundays

    December 2, 2018; January 6, February 3, March 3, 2019
    First Sunday of Each Winter Month

    Experience the serenity and wonder of the Garden in winter! Learn More ›

  • A volunteer reads stories to families.

    Family Story Time

    Sundays, December 2, 2018; January 6, February 3, March 3, 2019 | 10:30 a.m–12 noon

    Read garden-inspired stories alongside BBG volunteers. Different winter themes each month; drop in anytime during program hours to join in. Learn More ›

Family Itinerary

  • A child runs through the grass.

    Visit with Kids

    Young naturalists (and their grown-ups) can use this itinerary to explore the plants, animals, and habitats around the Garden.
    Learn More ›

Major Supporters, Discovery Programs

National Grid Institute for Museum and Library Services
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