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Classes for Children and Families

 

About Lil' Sprouts
All Lil' Sprouts classes are: - Designed for children ages 3-5 and one accompanying adult. - Allow time for children to have meaningful experiences with nature then reflect in various learning activities - Great for pre-school preparation, as well as hands-on fun for all involved.

Wednesday, October 4 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Beautiful Black
THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT- In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color black and the migration of various birds, such as red-winged blackbirds. $14, $8 for garden members.

Thursday, October 5 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Beautiful Black
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color black and the migration of various birds, such as red-winged blackbirds. $14, $8 for garden members.

Saturday, October 21 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Pumpkin Carving
Create fun family memories as a talented instructor from Whole Foods Market or Lauritzen Gardens guides you through the creation of your very own jack-o-lantern to take home. One registration reserves a table for up to four people (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). One set of materials, including the pumpkin and carving tools, will be supplied per table. Does not include garden admission. $15 per non-member family. $10 per garden family.

Wednesday, November 8 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Brown Leaves
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color brown and the changing of the seasons. $14, $8 for garden members.

Thursday, November 9 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Brown Leaves
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color brown and the changing of the seasons. $14, $8 for garden members.

Wednesday, December 6 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Holiday Red
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color red and the beautiful red poinsettias that bring the garden to life this month. $14, $8 for garden members.

Thursday, December 7 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Holiday Red
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color red and the beautiful red poinsettias that bring the garden to life this month. $14, $8 for garden members.

Saturday, December 16 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Gingerbread Houses
Enjoy an entertaining morning at the garden as a skilled instructor from Whole Foods Market or Lauritzen Gardens helps your family create a whimsical gingerbread house to display at home. One registration reserves a table for up to four people (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). One gingerbread house kit will be supplied per table. Does not include garden admission for non-members.

Wednesday, January 10 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: A White Whirlwind
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color white and the tracks that animals leave behind on the snow-covered ground. $14, $8 for garden members.

Thursday, January 11 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: A White Whirlwind
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color white and the tracks that animals leave behind on the snow-covered ground. $14, $8 for garden members.

Wednesday, February 7 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Perfectly Purple
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color purple and other vibrant colors that can be found in the conservatory during the winter. $14, $8 for garden members.

Thursday, February 8 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Perfectly Purple
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color purple and other vibrant colors that can be found in the conservatory during the winter. $14, $8 for garden members.

Wednesday, March 7 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Going Green
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color green and the ways that this color signals a new season for the garden. $14, $8 for garden members.

Thursday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Going Green
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color green and the ways that this color signals a new season for the garden. $14, $8 for garden members.

Wednesday, April 4 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Yellow Blooms
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color yellow and the blooms of spring, as well as the yellow insects that pollinate these beautiful flowers. $14, $8 for garden members.

Thursday, April 5 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Yellow Blooms
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color yellow and the blooms of spring, as well as the yellow insects that pollinate these beautiful flowers. $14, $8 for garden members.

Wednesday, May 9 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: May Pinks
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color pink and the pink worms that help keep the garden beautiful. $14, $8 for garden members.

Thursday, May 10 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: May Pinks
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the color pink and the pink worms that help keep the garden beautiful. $14, $8 for garden members.
For more information or to register
Advance registration is required at least one week in advance of the class. Register online at www.lauritzengardens.org or call Allison Dush at a.dush@omahabotanicalgardens.org or (402) 346-4002, ext. 253.
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