Bring your little one to Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center for a walk through the woods to enjoy the sights and sounds. What will you hear on this outdoor hike?
There may not be many plants blooming in January at the Missouri Botanical Garden, but that doesn't mean you can't find color in the garden. At Great Green Adventures: Winter Color Walk, kids will search out common and not-so-common colors in the garden.
The Best of Missouri Market at the Missouri Botanical Garden features more than 120 vendors offering handcrafted items, locally produced food, native plants, herbs, live music and local brews, plus a two-acre Kid's Corner with farm animals (like llamas, alpacas and sheep!), circus performers, face painting, crafts, and a pumpkin patch with decorating let by Perennial.
Toddlers and preschoolers will explore nature through tactile activities and crafts at this special "messy" event. Children, from walking to age 5, will have a blast getting messy while learning to discover the world around them. Reservations are recommended. Walk-ins are accepted based on availability.
A St. Louis family favorite – the Children's Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden – will close for the season on October 28-29, and children are invited to have an adventure exploring all the Garden has to offer before the gates close.
Celebrating the history, culture, and people of Japan, the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the largest and oldest festivals of its kind in the United States. Your family can enjoy guided walking tours, bonsai, cooking, martial arts and origami demonstrations, sumo wrestling, and special activities for kids.
Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.