Children's Garden

  • A small gnome hangs from a tree
    Can you find all of the gnomes hiding in The Morton Arboretum's Children's Garden? Daily November 2017 through March 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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  • Child making a snow angel
    Join us in the Children's Garden for winter time fun! Daily November 2017 through March 2018, in the Children’s Garden from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Weather permitting.
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  • A star shaped treat for birds is hanging on a tree.
    Make a tasty treat to hang on the trees for our feathered friends. Saturday and Sunday, February 10 and 11, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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  • Children running around in the snow.
    Celebrate the last days of winter with games, art and play. Saturday, March 24 through Sunday, March 25, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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  • A tree made out of paper towel rolls, bottle caps and Popsicle sticks
    Use natural and recycled materials to build your own nature keepsake to take home at the Morton Arboretum. Daily April and May, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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  • The contains of the Family Explorer Backpack available for rental.
    Looking for a unique experience in the Children’s Garden At The Morton Arboretum? Rent a self-guided family backpack and enhance your visit. Available daily, April through October, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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  • A large tree cookie has smaller tree cookies on top that spell out we love trees.
    Discover some of the wonderful products that trees give us at The Morton Arboretum. Weekends in April, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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  • Children are listening to a story in the Children's Garden
    Gather in the Children’s Garden for story time and fun. Fridays starting in May, 2018 11:00 a.m.
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  • A drawing of a fairy with pine needle wings and pine cone top.a
    Did you know that fairies live in the Children’s Garden at The Morton Arboretum? Come and celebrate garden fairies on Saturday, May 12 and Sunday May 13, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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  • Families gather on the grass sitting on picnic blankets
    Enjoy live music, kid-friendly fare, and entertainment after-hours. Thursdays, June 14, through August 16, 2018 at The Morton Arboretum's Children's Garden. 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
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