CANCELLED For ages 3–5. Early childhood peer interaction is key to early development. Take one class or take them all. Register by March 3, 2017 for 3 or more Little Nature Explorer classes, and your child will receive a t-shirt! One adult per child please. Price per class. The Little Years Series is designed for parent-and-child experiences at three St Louis area sites: Missouri Botanical Garden, Butterfly House, and Shaw Nature Reserve. This series places the focus on your child, you, and the wonders of nature, while preparing your child for preschool and kindergarten. Your child will learn skills such as taking turns, listening to the teacher and their friends, sharing, and making choices. Each class includes hands-on activities, songs, stories, snacks, and a short walk. PLEASE NOTE: Little Sprouts, Little Nature Explorers, Little Bugs, and Garden Buds are specifically designed as an adult/child program. Having younger children present can distract from the one-on-one experience for you and for others. Please no infants or toddlers.
Missouri Botanical Garden Members and Shaw Nature Reserve Passholders
The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers.
Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110(314) 577-5100 hours and admission
Faust Park, 15193 Olive Blvd. Chesterfield, MO 63017(636) 530-0076 hours and admission
Shaw Nature Reserve
307 Pinetum Loop Rd, Gray Summit, MO 63039(636) 451-3512 hours and admission