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Family Programs and Workshops

Wednesday, August 3 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Fantastic Fungi
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class we’ll learn all about how mushrooms are decomposers and explore Lauritzen Gardens’ summer exhibit. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, August 4 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Fantastic Fungi
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class we’ll learn all about how mushrooms are decomposers and explore Lauritzen Gardens’ summer exhibit. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, September 7 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Spinning Spiders
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class we’ll learn about our eight-legged friends and how they create their beautiful webs. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, September 8 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Spinning Spiders
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class we’ll learn about our eight-legged friends and how they create their beautiful webs. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, September 10 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Garden Fairy Pots
These unique fairy houses will add a whimsical touch to your patio, window sill, or anywhere else you choose to put them! Using terracotta planters of all sizes, your family will create a fairy house out of small plants, moss, and all sorts of other fun items! Participants will receive all of the materials to complete this craft as a family, all we need is you! Pre-registration is required by September 5.

Wednesday, October 5 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Pumpkins
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class focuses on pumpkins! We’ll talk about how they grow and dig into some actual pumpkins! Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, October 6 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Pumpkins
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class focuses on pumpkins! We’ll talk about how they grow and dig into some actual pumpkins! Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, October 15 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Mum-my Pots
What’s more fall-like than mums? Ghosts, black cats, and monsters, of course! We will be combining these two things into your very own Mum-my Pot! Participants will receive all of the materials to complete this craft as a family, all we need is you! Photo of project inspiration by HGTV.

Wednesday, November 2 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Frogs and Toads
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. This month’s class focuses on frogs and toads! We’ll learn about what they eat, where they live, and how they use their senses! Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, November 3 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Frogs and Toads
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. This month’s class focuses on frogs and toads! We’ll learn about what they eat, where they live, and how they use their senses! Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, November 12 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Fall-themed Pumpkin or Turkey
This family workshop celebrates all things fall! You will be working on creating a fall/nature-themed turkey or pumpkin. The turkey or pumpkin will be created using fall leaves, dried grasses, various seeds, bark, etc. Participants will receive all of the materials to complete this craft as a family, all we need is you! Pre-registration is required by November 7.

Saturday, December 3 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Gingerbread Houses
Enjoy an afternoon of classic holiday fun at Lauritzen Gardens! This workshop allows adults and children the opportunity to decorate their own gingerbread house to take home! Pre-registration is required by November 26.

Wednesday, December 7 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Erosion
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class, we will learn about the types of erosion. We will take a look at some examples and explore the good side and bad side of water here at the garden. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, December 8 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Erosion
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class, we will learn about the types of erosion. We will take a look at some examples and explore the good side and bad side of water here at the garden. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, December 10 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Gingerbread Houses
Enjoy an afternoon of classic holiday fun at Lauritzen Gardens! This workshop allows adults and children the opportunity to decorate their own gingerbread house to take home! Pre-registration is required by December 3.

Saturday, December 17 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Gingerbread Houses
Enjoy an afternoon of classic holiday fun at Lauritzen Gardens! This workshop allows adults and children the opportunity to decorate their own gingerbread house to take home! Pre-registration is required by December 10.
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