Denver Botanic Gardens celebrates Día del Niño throughout the month of April with stories and planting kits available in the Helen Fowler Library. The Helen Fowler Library, located in the Gardens’ new Freyer – Newman Center, is open Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission to the library is free for the general public and members. No admission ticket required for the following Día del Niño activities.

Nature Tales – Storytime

  • Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. throughout the month of April 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) Nature Tales offered April 23 & April 30 at 10:30 a.m. 

Bring your budding naturalists to Nature Tales Family Story Time and discover the wonders of nature with your child. Together, we will explore books that tell the stories of the natural world, of the garden and of our own backyard. Best for ages infant through 8, all ages welcome.

Spring Planting Kit

Spring is the perfect time to start to think about planting seeds. In celebration of Día del Niño, the Gardens is offering free planting kits for children to take home. Each kit includes the instructions (in both English and Spanish) and supplies you will need to start some plants from seeds! Spring Planting Kits are available to pick up at the Helen Fowler Library Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. while supplies last. 

Día del Niño Children’s Book Display

Our favorite children’s gardening books will be on display for families to enjoy while visiting the library throughout the month of April.  Our selection of books includes titles in both English and Spanish.  Stop by the library with your family to read some books and pick up your planting kit to take home!