Shaw Nature Reserve is teaming up with the Missouri Department of Conservation to provide a special fishing experience for first-time or inexperienced young anglers.
Equipment, bait and assistance will be provided. At least one adult should attend for every two children, and fishing is for kids only.
For ages 6 to 12. Cost is $14 per child; $12 per child for members of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Registration is required.
Meet Lea Clark, the 2016 American Girl Doll of the Year at the brand new Brookings Exploration Center at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
You'll discover the rainforest in the Climatron, make a craft in the Exploration Center's new PlantLab and then head to the Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden for a special ice cream treat. Children will receive a bag filled with special goodies, admission to the Children's Garden and ice cream.
2-4 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults (age 13 and up) and $25 for children.
Take your kids to The Butterfly House to have brunch with The Very Hungry Caterpillar! Guests will meet live caterpillars and butterflies, listen to readings of Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar book, and explore the interactive Bug Stations.
This special day will be captured with a souvenir photo with The Very Hungry Caterpillar himself!
Reservations are required and space is limited.
Early childhood teachers are invited to bring their students to the Missouri Botanical Garden for an unforgettable visit to the Gardenland Express. This year the annual holiday train show celebrates conifers of the world.
Children will enjoy the train show, complete a craft and learn how conifers help animals survive the winter. All classes receive a take-home Winter Kit to use in their classroom and schoolyard.
Participate in a live reading of animal stories with educators from the Saint Louis Zoo. At this Zoom presentation, kids will also get to meet the live animals featured in the stories!
Eye Thrive will provide free, on-site vision screenings, eye exams and prescription glasses to eligible children ages 4 through 12th grade at these clinics held at St. Louis County Library locations.
Make art. Go on a guided tour, DIY a time capsule. Peek behind the scenes. Watch the Cassily Crew at work. Help inspect the slides. All from home! Every Monday through Friday the staff, crew, artists and historians at City Museum are going LIVE on Facebook to share stories, offer free art classes, and entertain kids and families in all the ways they know how (read: mischief, mayhem and making).
The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages.