Attend a one-hour camp on plants, bugs and more with a curious preschooler in your life. Each session includes stories, songs, interactive lessons and a healthy snack. Adult accompaniment is required for each of these programs. To learn more, please call 412/441-4442, ext. 3925.

AGES 2 – 4
$15 MEMBERS  |  $20 NONMEMBERS PER SESSION Except as noted
Center for Sustainable Landscapes Classroom

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Little Sprouts: Winter Programs

Red Wigglers

Fri., Jan. 18  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. – noon 

Explore the different shades of red in nature — from bright red flowers and cardinals to red wiggly worms.

Little Sprouts: Winter Programs

Icy Explorations

Mon., Jan. 28  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. – noon 

All across the Earth, water is a precious resource. Learn about the properties of water and the ways plants and animals adapt to water in its frozen form.

Little Sprouts: Winter Programs

Yellow Centers

Fri., Feb. 1  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. – noon 

Explore the centers of flowers, learn about bright buzzing bees and look for other yellow hues around Phipps Conservatory. 

Little Sprouts: Winter Programs

Pine Trees and Me

Mon., Feb. 4  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. – noon 

Learn all about pine trees and the important role they play in the environment. 

Little Sprouts: Winter Programs

Winter Landscape Art

Mon., Feb. 11  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. – noon 

Let’s use natural materials from the winter landscape to create beautiful works of art.  

Little Sprouts: Winter Programs

Purple Petals

Fri., Feb. 15  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. – noon 

Explore many shades of purple orchids and look forward to spring’s hyacinths and crocuses.   

Little Sprouts: Winter Programs

Birds’ Beak Buffet

Mon., Feb. 18  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. – noon 

Learn about the different types of birds’ beaks and the important role birds play in our environment.   

Little Sprouts: Winter Programs

Bug Hotel

Mon., Feb. 25  |  9:30 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. – noon 

Join us as we prepare to welcome guests to the bug hotel for the first day of spring at Phipps Conservatory.    

Photos © Cory Doman, Paul g. Wiegman and Phipps staff