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ECO Kids Discovery Days: Looking at Leaves

Identify trees by their leaves, using the On Your Own Challenge page to recognize leaf form, arrangement, and shape. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. […]

Pollywog Play Parties: Take a Hike

Celebrate National Trails Day with a hiking journey for little feet! Pollywogs will explore the world of outdoor recreation by hiking through the forest, playing at our campsite, decorating trail gear, and much more. Pollywog Play Parties offer a unique learning experience for children under the age of 5 to connect with nature. Each play […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Tree Hugging

Hug a tree and get to know it better, using the On Your Own Challenge as a guide for discovering the true value of trees. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: BloomFest

Join in Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring will also include local artisans, food vendors, a farmers market, musical entertainment, a series of short garden lectures, and tons of great activities for children including arts, crafts, garden faerie house construction and naturalist-led discovery stations. The day also includes the annual Spring Plant Sale.  The annual Spring Plant […]

Pollywog Play Parties: Over the Rainbow

Water and sunlight are the two ingredients in a rainbow recipe – a colorful creation, indeed! Pollywogs will explore color properties by finding colors in nature, sorting and mixing colors, making rainbow art, and much more. Pollywog Play Parties offer a unique learning experience for children under the age of 5 to connect with nature. […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Spring Plant Bingo

Inspect trees and flowers in their spring glory as you work to score bingo through the On Your Own Challenge playing card. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at […]

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Tree Architecture

While each tree is unique, they share similar structures and features that can be observed and recorded with the On Your Own Challenge sheet. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Hot Chocolate Hike

Celebrate the first day of winter with a warm cup of hot chocolate! Earn a free cup by completing the On Your Own Challenge and then turning in your worksheet at Isaac’s Café. During the afternoon, have fun exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and the guided hike.    Today’s Discovery Day includes: On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center […]