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Little Critters Day

Saturday, April 6, 2019 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Great Hall

Ring in spring with cute and cuddly baby animals and discover the new life in bloom with seasonal crafts and activities.

Scheduled Activities*

Sam’s Path Petting Zoo**
Meet baby animals including ducklings, baby goats, and more. (Ages four and up are welcome to pet the animals with parental supervision. Hand sanitizer should be used after petting animals.)

Metro Atlanta Beekeepers
Learn all about honeybees and the Metro Atlanta Beekeeper Association’s Junior Beekeeping group designed for kids just like you.

Egg Giveaway***
Collect a special egg (or two!) at this marked station.   

King of Pops****
Indulge in your spring fever with an icy popsicle treat. Available for purchase on the Terrace.

Temporary Tattoos
Don’t forget your very own dino-themed temporary tattoo to celebrate spring.

Treats by GoGo squeeZ***
Fuel up to collect your prize-filled eggs with tasty GoGo squeeZ applesauce.

Beechnut Baby Food***
Sample Beech-Nut Baby Food’s diverse collection of baby food and toddler snacks.

Tadpole Tales
Naturalist Center, 10:30am
Preschoolers can enjoy story time with a Fernbank educator along with a special activity or song.  Today’s story is Guess What’s Growing Inside This Egg by Mia Posada.

Ranger Exploration
Kendeda Pavilion, 11am
Join a Fernbank ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities.

Animal Encounter
12:30pm
Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s live animal collection.

Nature Walk
Meet at the Kendeda Pavilion, 1pm
Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest with a Fernbank educator during this hour-long program. (Weather permitting; program not suitable for strollers.)

Cost: Included with museum admission. Members FREE!  

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*Activities are offered in the Great Hall from 10am to 1pm unless otherwise noted and are subject to change without notice.

**Animal species subject to change.

***Giveaways available while supplies last.

Please note that eggs may contain candy and/or toys with small parts. Use parental supervision. Candy should not be consumed in exhibits, WildWoods or Fernbank Forest.

****Popsicles are for purchase and are not included with admission.