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Childrens and Family programs

The Science of the Seasons (in person)

Discover the seasonal science of nature at The Morton Arboretum in this program for children ages 3 to 5 years.

Content Detail

Explore the science of the seasons through story times, experiments, and short hikes in this program at The Morton Arboretum. Budding scientists will learn developmentally appropriate STEM principles and use tools to dig deeper into the world around them.

Instructor: Megan Sneyd

Health and Safety: Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s health and safety guidelines. Guidelines are subject to change, so please check back frequently.

Age: Children ages 3 to 5 years. An adult must accompany the child.


Megan Sneyd, early childhood program instructor, The Morton Arboretum

Megan Sneyd works with the early childhood programs Little Trees and Curiosity Woods, where she shares her love for nature with some of the Arboretum’s youngest stewards. She takes every opportunity to help people develop and strengthen their own connections with nature.

What to Know

An adult must accompany child.

Dress for the weather; layers are best!

Program Schedule



Section A: Friday, May 19, 2023, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Section B: Monday, May 22, 2023 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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