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Frogs and Fairies and Mudpies...Oh My! 18-35 months

Enjoy stories, crafts, muddy games and play in this squishy, squashy, fairytale of a program at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, June 16, Tuesday, June 21 or Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Frogs and Fairies and Mudpies...Oh My! 3-5 years

Enjoy stories, crafts, muddy games and play in this squishy, squashy, fairytale of a program at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, June 14 , Wednesday, June 15 or Thursday, June 23, 2016, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Children’s Garden Campout

Join us for a campout designed especially for families! Pitch your tent on the lawn inside the Children’s Garden and get ready for a night filled with fun at The Morton Arboretum! Friday, June 24 Through Saturday June 25, 2016, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Field Sketching

Create field sketches of summer landscapes at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, or Saturday, June 25, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Young Impressionists-1st-2nd grade

Become a mini Monet! Explore the Arboretum for artistic inspiration and use impressionist techniques to create a masterpiece. Monday-Friday, June 27-July 1, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or July 11-15, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Where the Wild Things Are-kindergarten

Explore the woodlands of the Arboretum and discover all the wild things at The Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday. Dates and times vary starting June 6, 2016. Three sections.

Woodland Fairies-3rd-4th grade

Search for fairies hidden in the forest. Explore the trees and plants that fairies care for at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting July 27, 2016. Multiple sections.

Eric Carle’s Friends-kindergarten

Have you ever been as hungry as a caterpillar? Enter the whimsical world of Eric Carle as his characters come to life through stories, games, and crafts at The Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday, June 13-17, 12:30-3:30 p.m. or June 27-July 1, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Turtles and Tadpoles-kindergarten

How do tadpoles turn into frogs? How do turtles grow up? Together we’ll uncover fun facts, search for croaking frogs and basking turtles, play games, make crafts, and meet live turtles at The Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday, June 20-24, 2016,9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or August 1-5, 2016, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Down in the Dirt-kindergarten

Discover the wonderful world of dirt! Dig for decomposers, make mud art, play games, and explore the exciting soil beneath our feet at The Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday, July 11-15, 2016, 12:30-3:30 p.m. or August 1-5, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.