Hershey Children's Garden

Special activities in Hershey Children's Garden

A new discovery every day

Hershey Children's Garden is open during normal Garden hours between March 31 and October 31. Please note that on days when the Garden is scheduled to close at 9pm, Hershey Children's Garden will close at dusk.

Activities 2018

Each week, the activities will feature a new topic, and children will learn about everything from spring bulbs and seeds to frogs and insects:

January 16: Stewardship
January 23: Snow
January 30: Orchids
February 6: Flowers
February 13: Valentines Day
February 20: Animals
February 27: Fruits and Vegetables
March 6: Sun and Weather
March 13: Birds
March 20: Worms and Compost
March 27: Seeds
April 3/7 - 8: Spring Bulbs
April 10/14 -15: Seasons
April 17/21 - 22: Earth Day
April 24/28 - 29: Arbor Day
May 1/5 - 6: Farms
May 8/12 - 13: Frogs
May 15/19 - 20: Bugs/Insects
May 22/26 - 27: Numbers in the Garden
May 29/ June 2 - 3: Letters in the Garden


Nature Tales Story Time

Throughout Hershey Children's Gardens season the popular Nature Tales Storytime storytelling series will take place at 11am on Tuesdays. In the event of inclement weather storytime will take place indoors.

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