Join us in the Children’s Garden at Evergreen Brick Works for songs, dance and art as we learn how different plants and animals live during the winter season. The theme this month is hibernation and we’ll be celebrating the return of light with the winter solstice.
Hours: Saturday 9:00 – 3:00, Sunday 10:00 – 4:00
Admission is free
Help our feathered friends stay well fed this winter and create beautiful festive bird feeders that you can hang in your favourite tree.
Learn about Birds
Hoot, Hoot! Learn about owls and the other birds who call winter home. Make nests, play with feathers and learn about where birds go in the winter and what they do there. Read more about the Learn about Birds activity on December 5 and December 6.
Learn about Plants
Do plants hibernate? At this week’s morning circle, Learn about what plants do in winter. Join us for candle making, sculpture building with plant-themed ice molds and we’ll have an opportunity to explore the tastes of delicious herbs. We will also be making seed art and helping to keep the garden healthy by turning our attention towards the life below the earth. Read more about the Learn about Plants activity on December 12 and December 13.
Learn about Animals
Make a hibernation station! It's time to stay warm in winter shelter, go on a 'bear hunt' in the garden and celebrate the return of the light with a very special Children's Garden Solstice. We will be playing games and singing songs while tending to a warm fire with our friends. Read more about the Learn about Animals activity on December 19 and December 20.
Learn about Trees
What's an evergreen tree? Learn about the trees of the winter forest and life below the snow with stories and songs. Find out what our tree friends do to stay warm in winter and join us as we explore the spirit of the trees, make gifts from nature and explore the world of roots, worms and soil. Read more about the Learn about Trees activity on December 26 and December 27.
Explore the full line-up of things to do, eat, drink and play in the Evergreen Winter Village at Evergreen Brick Works from December to March.